On 2006-07-21, ara.t.howard / noaa.gov <ara.t.howard / noaa.gov> wrote:
>      require 'slave'

AFAICS slave.rb's operation is based on fork(2).

So a slave based code is not using a language feature but an OS feature;
it tells nothing (or very little) about the expressive power of the
language. And it neither performs well as a concurrency implementation.

Regards,
Csaba