[Openmcl-devel] some threads documentation, finally

Ram Krishnan rkris at kriyative.net
Tue Apr 15 18:36:25 UTC 2003


On Monday, April 14, 2003, at 06:12 PM, Gary Byers wrote:

> There's (finally) some documentation on OpenMCL's thread API 
> (concentrating
> especially on new native-thread features in 0.14).  It's available in 
> pdf
> form in the /testing directory on clozure.com:
>
> <http://clozure.com/testing/threads.pdf>
>
> <ftp://clozure.com/pub/testing/threads.pdf>
>
> and online on the website:
>
> <http://openmcl.clozure.com/Doc/threads.html>

Excellent document. Thanks.

> I've been trying to change the way that the OpenMCL documentation 
> (such as
> it is) is produced and don't yet have a good way of distributing 
> "simple"
> HTML files (without all of the website's headers & footers.)
>
> I hope that the threads docs are at least a good start and that 
> they'll be
> helpful to anyone interested in alpha-testing 0.14; I'd appreciate any
> suggestions for improvements.

Any chance of pushing some of this documentation back as doc-strings? I 
noticed the code itself doesn't have doc-strings but perhaps we can 
load the doc-strings and associate them to the function/special 
variable symbols at startup?

Regards,

-ram


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