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- Subject: ANN: Lua OS 0.4
- From: Stefan Reich <stefan.reich.maker.of.eye@...>
- Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 04:25:28 +0200
Attention, People of the Moon!
Lua OS 0.4 is here! Looots of progress!! And this time, it runs on Windows.
New features in 0.4:
A unified application running the Java frontend + the Lua backend
Full system hibernation (this is still experimental and quite
More info & download here: http://LuaOS.net/luaos-0.4.php
Oh, and BTW: Actual preemptive multitasking is underway. I've seen it
work, but there's some issues to take care of as per usual in these
bitchy multithreaded projects.
Thus, threads are not yet enabled in this version. In Lua OS 0.4
everything's cooperative (coroutines). Implementing everything is much
simpler that way, and we don't really lose anything in terms of power
of the platform. Preemptive multitasking is more like an optimization
than an actual feature. Since we have protection against endless loops