[Vortex] Rebol Script-Binding / Callback Problem

"Robert M. Münch" robert.muench at robertmuench.de
Tue Mar 15 19:24:59 CET 2011

Am 15.03.2011 um 18:21 schrieb Sam Roberts:

> Honestly, Francis, I don't understand why vortex doesn't use a
> single-threaded event-based model.

Yes, this would make our live a lot easier.

> Threads are useful for servers that
> can block on disk I/O, but network connections have supported i/o
> multiplexing for a long time.


> Its not just interpreter cores that are hostile to multi-threading,

And IMO BEEP & vortex would be even more in use for interpreters if this would be simpler. IMO it's a perfect lib to bind to an interpreter.

> every gui library I've ever heard of is, too. I tried to build a
> simple GUI chat client with QT and vortex, every callback had to post
> things back to the thread main loop. Quite painful.

:-) Oh yeah... can become really fun. IIRC .NET has the same problem. Robert

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