Andy Wingo

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Andy Wingo 12/10/2016

An incomplete history of language facilities for concurrency

I have lately been in the market for better concurrency facilities in Guile. I want to be able to write network servers and peers that can gracefully, elegantly, and efficiently handle many tens of thousands of clients and other connections, but without...

Andy Wingo 21/09/2016

is go an acceptable cml?

Yesterday I tried to summarize the things I know about Concurrent ML, and I came to the tentative conclusion that Go (and any Go-like system) was an acceptable CML. Turns out I was both wrong and right.you were wrong when you said everything's gonna...

Andy Wingo 20/09/2016

concurrent ml versus go

Peoples! Lately I've been navigating the guile-ship through waters unknown. This post is something of an echolocation to figure out where the hell this ship is and where it should go.Concretely, I have been working on getting a nice lightweight...

Andy Wingo 24/03/2016

a simple (local) solution to the pay gap

International Working Women's Day was earlier this month, a day that reminds the world how far it has yet to go to achieve just treatment of women in the workplace. Obviously there are many fronts on which to fight to dismantle patriarchy, and also...

Andy Wingo 08/02/2016

a lambda is not (necessarily) a closure

prefaceGreets, folks! Check it out: Guile had a whole track devoted to it at FOSDEM this year. OK, so it was only half a day, but there were like a dozen talks! And the room was full all the morning! And -- get this -- I had nothing to do with its...

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Fix errors introduced when giving multiple-values objects a tc7

Fix errors introduced when giving multiple-values objects a tc7

Andy Wingo16/07/2018

Refactor deps for built libpath.h

Refactor deps for built libpath.h

Andy Wingo01/07/2018

Revert "Refactor hook dispatch in VM"

Revert "Refactor hook dispatch in VM"

Andy Wingo27/06/2018

Refactor hook dispatch in VM

Refactor hook dispatch in VM

Andy Wingo27/06/2018

Microoptimizations to hook dispatch

Microoptimizations to hook dispatch

Andy Wingo27/06/2018