27/09/02 21:31:56, Simon Wright <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>...
>I would rather like to drop the concurrency support (Guarded and
>Synchronized forms), because
>...
>I don't believe that I can provide all the options you might
>need for your particular problems -- I certainly didn't manage
>it for myself! If you need containers to support some concurrent
>abstraction, use them with protected types and tasks to do
>exactly what _you_ want.

I have to say, this is essentially what I have been telling
people for years, and nobody ever believed me.

--
Nick Roberts
Per Ardua ad Disastra