[e-lang] Vat figure

Ka-Ping Yee e-lang at zesty.ca
Mon Jun 20 21:16:26 EDT 2005


On Mon, 20 Jun 2005, Karp, Alan H wrote:
> This was MarkM's objection, too, but I'm not so sure.  If an immediate
> invocation can only put something on the head of the dequeue, and an
> eventual message can only go on the tail of the dequeue, there's no way
> for immediate messages to interleave with each other or with eventual
> messages.  That's the essential point.

That point is what motivated me to allocate two distinct (and distinctly
shaded) areas of the vat for the stack and the queue.


-- ?!ng


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