[e-lang] EProxyResolver and sameness-breaking
kpreid at mac.com
Thu Mar 8 21:32:08 CST 2007
On Mar 7, 2007, at 13:38, Kevin Reid wrote:
> In particular, could we entirely eliminate the EProxyResolver object
> (other than possibly being an implementation detail), and have
> instead makeProxy(handler, resolution) which directly returns a proxy?
A slightly modified version of this has now been implemented in E-on-CL.
The interface is now:
'resolved' specifies whether this is a remote promise or a far ref.
'resolutionSlot' resolves to a slot containing the resolution, rather
than the resolution itself, because it must be possible to specify a
proxy becoming resolved to a local promise or another proxy.
When resolutionSlot resolves for a far ref, its value must be a
broken reference; the proxy then becomes a disconnected reference
maintaining its identity, but using the problem from the provided
Kevin Reid <http://homepage.mac.com/kpreid/>
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