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Re^11: Is it worth using Monads in Perl ? and what the Monads are ?by BrowserUk (Patriarch)
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An interesting aside arises from working my way through your links on STM. From section 4.4 of STM.pdf:
Like high-level languages, transactional memory does not banish bugs altogether; for example, two threads can easily deadlock if each awaits some communication from the other.
The oft-quoted problem with lock-based shared state is the deadlock problem. I was under the impression that STM was the cure for this. I'm disappointed to discover that's not the case.
See, you gotta look under the covers :)
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