[concurrency-interest] Nice video interview with Tim Harris andSimon Peyton-Jones

Brian Goetz brian at quiotix.com
Thu Dec 28 12:00:21 EST 2006


On the other hand, people said the same thing about garbage collection.

> I too have my doubts.  I programmed general purpose transaction systems 
> of an earlier era (Camelot and Encina, for the terminally curious), and 
> they're harder to program in practice than they appear in theory.  Of 
> course the analogy between these systems and STMs is imperfect, but not 
> entirely bogus, I think.

Unrelated unfortunate observation: There's snow on my driveway :(


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