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Re: multithreading in Elisp?


From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: multithreading in Elisp?
Date: Mon, 02 Jun 2003 10:19:35 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Florian von Savigny <address@hidden> writes:

> From what the belowmentioned Web pages seem to imply, it seems
> impossible to have an elisp program do some sort of "multithreading"
> whatsoever; I mean the simultaneous execution of tasks (writing
> simultaneously in two different buffers, for instance).

You can do cooperative multitasking, MacOS-style, by using timers or
process filters or the like.  (MacOS means before X.)

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