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- Subject: Re: Lua Multistate
- From: erik@... (Erik Hougaard)
- Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2000 10:24:03 +0200
----- Original Message -----
> In LISP systems they use the ability of some LISP implementations to
> the state to do light-weight threads. That is, threads within the VM, not
> the OS.
> I wondering if this is possible in Lua and if it would be a better
> multiple states since sharing state information would be as difficult(?)
I'm a big fan of using threads if they are present in the OS instead of
inventing it myself. I can also take advantage of multi-processor and other
hardware stuff to help increase performance thread-wise.