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[Guile-commits] 01/01: NEWS item for deprecated user asyncs

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: [Guile-commits] 01/01: NEWS item for deprecated user asyncs
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:03:50 +0000 (UTC)

wingo pushed a commit to branch master
in repository guile.

commit 728068113df3294624498531cd0cc1c8714c8eff
Author: Andy Wingo <address@hidden>
Date:   Mon Oct 17 22:03:30 2016 +0200

    NEWS item for deprecated user asyncs
    * NEWS: Add news.
 NEWS |    9 +++++++++
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)

diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index f94e590..7402cad 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -19,6 +19,15 @@ Arbiters were an experimental mutual exclusion facility from 
20 years
 ago that didn't survive the test of time.  Use mutexes or atomic boxes
+** User asyncs deprecated
+Guile had (and still has) "system asyncs", which are asynchronous
+interrupts, and also had this thing called "user asyncs", which was a
+trivial unused data structure.  Now that we have deprecated the old
+`async', `async-mark', and `run-asyncs' procedures that comprised the
+"user async" facility, we have been able to clarify our documentation to
+only refer to "asyncs".
 * Bug fixes

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