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Re^3: Trying to Understand the Discouragement of Threads

by syphilis (Archbishop)
on Nov 18, 2014 at 09:54 UTC ( #1107553=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Trying to Understand the Discouragement of Threads
in thread Trying to Understand the Discouragement of Threads

The use of interpreter-based threads in perl is officially discouraged

I seem to recall that I've seen others making reference to that statement, too.
I think that you (or at least someone who cares about threads) should challenge that remark with p5p by filing a perlbug report that requests a "please explain the reason that remark is there".
You should point out that, IYO, threads is a useful and important part of perl and that discouraging people from using it is stupid, counter-productive and plain wrong ... or whatever words you choose to make your point :-)

At worst they can only decide to reject your bug report and close it without taking any action.

Cheers,
Rob

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