> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Spiewak [mailto:djspiewak / gmail.com] 
> Sent: Monday, November 07, 2005 3:07 PM
> To: ruby-talk ML
> Subject: Re: Investigating Ruby - key limitations ?
> 
> 
> Ruby does have support for native threads in the form of 
> Proc.new However, it is recomended that you don't use them 
> except for in situations where you're doing long running 
> tasks in native code.  This is because Ruby's lightweight 
> threads spawn *much* faster than the native Proc threads.

Wha...?