>>>>> "Perry" == Perry E Metzger <email@example.com> writes:
Perry> firstname.lastname@example.org (Michael Sperber [Mr.
Perry> It is fairly rare that a program like
Perry> this actually needs to go off and crunch CPU for five minutes. In
Perry> those rare instances, you can spawn a thread or (in many cases) use a
Perry> work proc. However, in typical applications like, say, an editor or a
Perry> web browser or what have you, you almost NEVER need a thread.
>> I invite you to look at the structure of Mozilla these days. A lot of
>> the mess it's in currently is exactly because of this.
Perry> Mozilla is not a mess because of the event driven code. It is a mess
Perry> because the people writing it did not know how to structure their
Perry> work. I've seen other event managed systems that were not messy.
Well, whatever. This specific point is one among six on the "Mozilla
Cheers =8-} Mike
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