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Sean Neakums sneakums at
Tue Aug 28 19:38:05 EST 2001

begin Martijn van Oosterhout quotation:

> I don't know about broken, but I heard that NT thread switching is
> slower than linux process switching and that's why they created
> these new things called "strings" (or something like that) which
> were even lighter weight than threads.

Fibers, I think they're called.  The thing about fibers is that they
must be explicitly scheduled by the application, IIRC.

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