On Mon, Jul 21, 2003 at 07:20:29PM +0900, Benjamin Peterson wrote:
> Lothar Scholz <mailinglists / scriptolutions.com> wrote in message news:<1173309890.20030719135052 / scriptolutions.com>...
> > Can you tell me if .NET supports fibers ?
> 
> No, it supports real threads.

How do you mix the lack of thread safety of Ruby's interpreter with .NET
real threads? I'm facing that problem with rjni (Java binding).

> To my mind, taking advantage of real threads and Unicode would be the
> two big advantages to a .NET ruby.  I guess a Parrot ruby would also
> have these properties, since Perl has real threads and (pretty much)
> Unicode?
> 
> The third advantage would be the ability to use the .NET libraries,
> including winforms, in ruby.  Ahh, to think, my windows GUI programs
> could be written in ruby!  A dream that I doubt will become real in my
> lifetime... but perhaps, my grandchildren... or their grandchildren...

I hope your grandchildren won't use Windows anymore.

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