a nice idea ;-D


On 7 January 2017 at 18:30, Jesper Steen Møller <jesper@selskabet.org> wrote:
But

Wouldn’t << be a natural choice which would work today?

-Jesper

> On 7 Jan 2017, at 18.16, Daniel Sun <realbluesun@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
>      As we all know, GPars is awesome in concurrency programming. How about
> introducing a new syntax for GPars's
> actor(http://www.gpars.org/guide/guide/actors.html) to support concurrency
> programming better like Erlang and
> Scala(https://rocketeer.be/articles/concurrency-in-erlang-scala/)? We can
> use <- to indicate sending messages(Erlang and Scala uses !). The initial
> idea is shown as follows:
>
> // groovy.actor.Actor extends groovyx.gpars.actor.DefaultActor
> class Counter extends groovy.actor.Actor {
>    int counter = 0;
>
>    void act() {
>        react { int num ->
>              ...
>        }
>    }
> }
>
> class ActorTest  {
>    def counter = new Counter()
>    counter.start()
>
>    for (i in 0 .. 100000) {
>        counter <- i    // send message to the counter actor
>    }
> }
>
>       Any thoughts?
>
> Cheers,
> Daniel.Sun
>
>
>
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