Eric Wong wrote:
> Raphael Bauduin <rblists / gmail.com> wrote:
>> As ruby threads are so called green threads, what's the behaviour when
>> one thread is blocked on IO?
> They're only green threads on Ruby 1.8, 1.9 uses native threads.

That's not true. The vast majority of Ruby 1.8 implementations use
native threads, and I think there is at least one Ruby 1.9
implementation which uses green threads.

jwm