[concurrency-interest] ParallelArray updates du jour

Tim Peierls tim at peierls.net
Mon Jan 21 07:31:31 EST 2008


On Jan 21, 2008 6:44 AM, Peter Kovacs <peter.kovacs.1.0rc at gmail.com> wrote:

> The kind of blocking which I feel could be more closely defined is: IO.
> Naively, I would define IO as operations involving reading from, or writing
> to a physical device. Is main system memory (RAM) to be considered a
> physical device in this context?


No, I'm pretty sure this means I/O in the plain old boring sense of network
and file I/O.

--tim
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