[Openmcl-devel] Speed, compilers and multi-core processors

Jon S. Anthony j-anthony at comcast.net
Tue May 19 20:13:55 UTC 2009


On Tue, 2009-05-19 at 09:13 -0400, Glen Foy wrote:
> This is a fascinating area and clearly the wave of the future.  We
> could have processors with 512 cores ten years from now.  That power
> has to be utilized.  
> 
> 
> A Lisp that focused on parallel execution would be an amazing tool.
> New worlds to conquer ...

Have a look at this:

http://clojure.org/concurrent_programming

I think this is a very interesting and promising approach which will win
in most cases.

/Jon






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