Loose type checking in E

shap@eros.cis.upenn.edu shap@eros.cis.upenn.edu
Wed, 21 Oct 1998 10:43:05 -0400

> If we took all the people in Silicon Valley who have ever written threaded
> code which didn't have deadlocks or race conditions and had them shot, we
> wouldn't have to shoot anyone.  :-)

Sure, but what fun would that be?

It's not the threaded code that's the problem.  It's that decision to
start the second thread that *really* hurts... :-)