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From Peter Firmstone <j...@zeus.net.au>
Subject Re: A new implementation of TaskManager
Date Tue, 06 Jul 2010 03:39:22 GMT
Patricia Shanahan wrote:
> 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
>
Hmm, yes I was just thinking that, need to look at the implementations 
again...

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