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From Paul Sutton <>
Subject RE: confused child
Date Fri, 19 Dec 1997 16:13:29 GMT
On Fri, 19 Dec 1997, David D'Antonio wrote:
> Of course, MS states that there is no benefit to using fibers in your
> code, rather than threads. They were just put in "to help people port
> programs that do their own scheduling" (in other words to help folks
> port Win16 programs that do their own cooperative multi-tasking to
> Win32). 

Yeah, the whole fiber thing on Win32 seems very pointless, but they've
given us a cool name :-). Nothing like taking other people's work and
making it into your own (not something that Microsoft know anything about,
of course). 


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