[Pharo-project] Counting Messages as a Proxy for Average Execution Time in Pharo

Nicolas Cellier nicolas.cellier.aka.nice at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 01:07:55 CEST 2011


2011/4/29 Stefan Marr <pharo at stefan-marr.de>:
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> On 29 Apr 2011, at 00:32, Nicolas Cellier wrote:
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>> However, as I understand it, it's entirely up to user to write code
>> exploiting parallel Process explicitly right ?
> Sure, you have to do: n times: [ [ 1 expensiveComputation. ] fork ].
>
> I don't belief in holy grails or silver bullets.
> Automatic parallelization is something nice for the kids, like Santa Clause or the Easter Bunny...
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> Best regards
> Stefan
>

Unless your hobby is oriented toward functional languages maybe...
But I just know enough of it to now shut up ;)

Nicolas

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