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Re: Concurrency via isolated process/thread

From: Ihor Radchenko
Subject: Re: Concurrency via isolated process/thread
Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2023 15:09:06 +0000

Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:

>> Do you mean that binary communication is already possible? If so, is it
>> documented somewhere?
> What is the difference between binary and text in this context, in
> your interpretation?

AFAIK, process communication is now implemented using buffers that, even
in the absence of coding system, index the data stream into byte array.
I am not sure if it is something that can be directly fed to memcpy (thus
avoiding too much of extra cost for passing Lisp data around).

> (I'm surprised to hear they are perceived as
> different by someone who comes from Posix background, not MS-Windows
> background.)

I was looking at this from C perspective.

And I am used to see Posix as text-based. At most, structured text like
https://www.nushell.sh/ Maybe I am too young.

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