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Re: RFC: add discouragement warning to perl threads documentation

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Christian Walde
March 2, 2014 23:35
Re: RFC: add discouragement warning to perl threads documentation
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On Mon, 03 Mar 2014 00:14:27 +0100, Paul "LeoNerd" Evans  
<> wrote:

> On Sun, 02 Mar 2014 18:38:10 +0100
> "Christian Walde" <> wrote:
>> I've been told by people that you're quite experienced with threads.
>> Would you consider writing perlasynctut.pod which discusses the
>> various ways with which one can do asynchronous programming (events,
>> green threads, threads, multiprocessing) in Perl, so the thread
>> documents can point at that?
> Myself + xdg have a plan to entirely rewrite all that doc anyway. We
> had a G+ Hangout chat about it, formed a nice outline document.

I was only speaking about a document to explain the async options; but you  
mention rewriting ALL the thread docs.

So now i don't know if you're thinking in a timeframe that removes the  
necessity for my patch or not.

Can you please clarify if this was meant to be a "yes, we'll write an  
async options document", or "we plan to do lots of stuff here, so you can  
stop worrying completely"?

Also, since i couldn't participate in the hangout, could i see the  
document? This is highly relevant to my interests and i would like to  

With regards,
Christian Walde

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