Re: thread rant [semi-OT]

From: Kai Henningsen (
Date: Sat Sep 02 2000 - 12:21:00 EST (Dan Maas) wrote on 02.09.00 in <020d01c014a9$f48d3fa0$0701a8c0@morph>:

> When people think of "multithreading," often they are just looking for a way
> to extract more concurrency from their machine. You want all these
> independent parts to be working on your task simultaneously. There are many
> different mechanisms for achieveing this. Here we go...


> In summary, when "multithreading" floats into your mind, think
> "concurrency." Think very carefully about how you might simultaneously

Let me see if I get this right.

Some people say "threading" when they mean "performance", so we all should
think "performance" when we hear "threading"?

Why am I not impressed by that logic?

MfG Kai
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