On 5/29/07, MenTaLguY <mental / rydia.net> wrote:
> Just a quick note that I've released version 0.2.1 of the 'concurrent'
> gem, which provides Actors, data-parallel programming, and transparent
> futures (plus lazy evaluation) for Ruby.  This one adds:
>
>  * Actor timeouts
>  * Cleaned up support for Futures
>  * Support for JRuby
>
> Downloadables are here:
>
>  http://rubyforge.org/frs/?group_id=3690&release_id=12005

Do you plan on releasing the scheduler dependency soon? :)

>
> I'll be working on documentation for the next release, but until then,
> here's a brief example of futures in action:
>
>  require 'concurrent/futures'
>  include Concurrent::Futures
>
>  f = Future.async { 3 * 3 } # the block runs in a new thread
>  f.inspect # => #<Thunk #<Thread:0xdeadcafe run>>
>  f + 1 # waits for thread to complete, then => 10
>  f.inspect # => 9
>
> -mental
>
>