Threading (was: [OT] - REALBasic Claims 100K Users)

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Wed Oct 4 20:35:42 EDT 2006

Ian Wood wrote:

> On 4 Oct 2006, at 23:04, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> What sorts of tasks would threading be essential for?
> Well, one thing that leaps to mind immediately - stopping the entire  
> application freezing up when executing a lengthy shell script or  
> AppleScript.

The operating system is already threaded.  This example doesn't 
necessarily require Rev to give us the overhead and complexity of 
running our own threads, merely to get notification of the completion of 
an OS thread.

  Richard Gaskin
  Managing Editor, revJournal
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