[PD] Interruption of audio / Loading sound into array

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Tue Nov 8 15:34:49 CET 2011

Le 2011-11-04 à 09:08:00, Charles Goyard a écrit :

> Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> Threading is not the only way to do concurrency.  Think of all of
>> those objects in your patch, they are all running in parallel.
> Yes, there's other ways than threading. ligthttpd and HAProxy are good
> examples of monolithic state machine that can serve thousands of
> requests per second. But in some respect, they are much more simple
> projects than pd.

Hans' statement is contrary to pretty much all commonly-accepted uses of 
the words «concurrency» and «parallel».

BTW, I once tried to use the word «parallel» to mean a bunch of 
computations that don't have any dependencies with each other. I paid the 
price for doing so and I changed my wording pretty quickly.

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