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Re: Are there plans for a multi-threaded Emacs?

From: Dhruva Krishnamurthy
Subject: Re: Are there plans for a multi-threaded Emacs?
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 09:36:07 +0530

 Is there some place/person who can elaborate the reason for not
 supporting multi-threading for GNU Emacs. Is it because there is no
 strong case for supporting/requiring a multi-threaded GNU Emacs or the
 sheer complexity in making GNU Emacs a multi-threaded application.

with best regards,

On Mon, 17 Nov 2003 01:49:34 +0100, "Alex Schroeder" <address@hidden>
> Frank Schmitt <address@hidden> writes:
> > I'm wondering if there are any plans for implementing multi-threaded
> > program execution into Gnu Emacs. 
> There are no plans for this, and even if we'd switch to Guile,
> multi-threading would not be an option, as far as I remember.  The
> last time I read some discussion on this was related to using Guile
> and the promise of multi-threading it would offer.
Dhruva Krishnamurthy
GNU Emacs:address@hidden

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