>
>        Actually I think you will find a *ton* of interest in this for the
> 1.8.* branch. There are thousands of production apps that are not going to
> move to 1.9 anytime soon and any improvements to 1.8.* thread and callcc
> handling like this would be very welcome.
>
> Thanks
> Ezra Zygmuntowicz

I would like to second that.  1.8.7 patches would be very interesting indeed.

-Stephen