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From Patricia Shanahan <p...@acm.org>
Subject Re: A new implementation of TaskManager
Date Tue, 06 Jul 2010 03:33:00 GMT
Peter Firmstone wrote:
...
> This is where you have to be careful of Distributed computing, I think 
> you'd have to branch out in both directions, checking older and younger 
> tasks as the tasks arrival may be a combination of  processing remote 
> and local calls.  In fact a task might arrive so far out of sequence 
> that it could be at the opposite end of the queue.
...

So what happens if Task x arrives so late that we have already done the 
runAfter tests for Task y, but y should run after x?

Patricia

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