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Re: [Clojure-NYC] New Meetup: November Clojure Meetup - Asynchronous Events in Clojure by Stuart Seirra

From: Doug T.
Sent on: Monday, November 15, 2010 11:23 AM
Is anyone taping this by any chance? I'm torn between this and the language slapdown (also this wed) http://www.meetup.com/Language-Slapdown/calendar/14572441/ :(��

-Doug Tangren
http://lessis.me


On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 11:05 AM, Stuart Sierra <[address removed]> wrote:
On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 9:12 AM, James Dennis <[address removed]> wrote:
> Are Actors useful after all?
> What's with the tone here? Actors have been regarded as one of the best concurrency models for a long time.

Woah, relax! ��That was a joke. ��Actors are a very powerful concurrency model. ��That's one of the things I want to talk about - can an Actor-like model be added to Clojure's concurrency tool set, and is it useful to do so?

It's also a joke because I was an actor before becoming an opinionated software developer. :)

Looking forward to seeing everyone on Wednesday.

-S




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