Phil Ehrens wrote:
> 
>...
> 
> Event loops are better than threads.  

That's not what Ousterhout said.

> ... John Ousterhout
> may not have been a very good businessman, but he's
> a brilliant computer scientist:

Ousterhout admits that event loops are not a general purpose replacement
for threads:

http://www.softpanorama.org/People/Ousterhout/Threads/tsld011.htm
http://www.softpanorama.org/People/Ousterhout/Threads/tsld013.htm
http://www.softpanorama.org/People/Ousterhout/Threads/tsld014.htm

 Paul Prescod