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- Subject: Re: Why does coroutine.create return a thread?
- From: Sean Conner <sean@...>
- Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:33:37 -0400
It was thus said that the Great Coda Highland once stated:
> On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 1:27 PM, Gregg Reynolds <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > the amazingly cool thing is that we can have cooperative multitasking even
> > with a single sequential thread of execution. magic. kinda makes you
> > rethink your concept of execution, thread, etc.
> The fun part is when you realize that before Windows 95, the entire
> Windows operating system was cooperatively multitasked, and apps were
> expected to yield quickly when awakened by the OS.
And the same with older versions of the Macintosh operating system (Pre
System 6? Pre System 7? I wasn't a Mac user at the time).