Christian Rishoej <chrris / mail.dk> writes:

> > Here is where it gets interesting ...
> > 
> > http://www.skyhunter.com/marcs/ewalnut.html#SEC18
> > 
> > (and it is interesting!)

some discussion about this:

http://lambda.weblogs.com/discuss/msgReader$2361?mode=topic

> Would it be impossible to add nonblocking promises to Ruby? 
> 
> I mean an eventualt operator (for "eventual send" as described in
> http://www.skyhunter.com/marcs/ewalnut.html#SEC18) in addition to the
> current immediate method calls.
> 
> Could it in fact not be implemented in Ruby itself?

AFAIunderstand, it's more like a conceptual difference than an
implementation difference. One should be able to implement this in
Ruby (?)