Wed, 5 Nov 1997 11:43:51 -0600
<18.104.22.168.19971105081218.00965140@puumba> from "Keith
Shillington" at Nov 5, 97 08:12:18 am
Tom Moran wrote:
> Two questions: Is my understanding correct?
Looks like it, see other recent messages on this list.
>Are there compilers that
> don't task switch on "delay 0.0;"?
I'm working around it with one at work right this very hour. It's
a full Ada 83 with a partial implementation of Ada 95, but it's the
only game on this processor.
After a delay of 0.0, the same task resumes.
Keith Shillington wrote:
> >I believe it was not required in Ada 83 that a "delay 0.0" provide a
> >task rescheduling opportunity. My guess is that they didn't realize
> >it would be an issue.
> Excellent guess. And "they" would be "he".
Well, all fairness aside, there were a number of design reviews (with,
of course, a number of reviewers).
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