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On Tuesday 01 February 2011 01:26:59 steve donovan wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 8:06 AM, Wesley Smith <> wrote:
> > The thing that's not on the list that I think is one of the most
> > important in Lua, especially when compared to other languages, is
> > coroutines.
> Totally. Like the 'does it have OOP?' there's a companion question
> 'does it have threads?'.  The answer is usually something like 'well,
> yes and no' which is feeble.  Coroutines are animals of a different
> colour. With a little organization, they can do what threads do, in a
> more sane way, and they are very lightweight compared to OS threads.
> Naturally, it takes a while to understand them well, precisely because
> they are not common outside Lua.

Hi Steve,

I don't think I have to get them to understand coroutines, if I can get them 
to salivate about them. How could I, within 5 minutes, demonstrate a wonderful 
benefit of coroutines?



Steve Litt
Recession Relief Package