On Wed, 22 Aug 2007 20:50:12 +0900, "Francis Cianfrocca" <garbagecat10 / gmail.com> wrote:
> From day 1, MS recommended that Fibers not be used in any new code.

In modern concurrency settings they are becoming increasingly useful, however.

Without them, or something like them (e.g. Rubinius Tasks), you must play
some very ugly games to get lightweight concurrency -- see the use of
explicit continuation-passing (functions, not Continuations) in Scala's
actors library for an example of the best that can be hoped for in their
absence.

Granted, Fibers will make things harder for JRuby.

-mental