"M. Edward (Ed) Borasky" <znmeb / cesmail.net> writes:

>> I'm not sure that Erlang is the right place to be looking for good
>> Ruby concurrency models, given the fundamental differences between
>> the two languages. What I think would be interesting though is if
>> some of the CSP and Pi-Calculus inspired stuff that's being worked
>> on by the KRoC team (http://www.cs.kent.ac.uk/projects/ofa/kroc/)
>> make it into the Ruby world.
> Uh ... I'll go check it out, but don't get me started on Pi-Calculus
> vs. Petri Nets in the Business Process Modeling arena. :) Suffice it
> to say I've been studying Petri nets for something like 20 years now
> and I find Pi-Calculus and CSP (and related process algebra notations)
> dang near impossible to read as a result.

What about the Join calculus?  It always seemed to me to be relatively
easy to program and implement, while still being powerful enough for
serious use, but then I never wrote real code in it.

> M. Edward (Ed) Borasky, FBG, AB, PTA, PGS, MS, MNLP, NST, ACMC(P)
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