[Gtk-sharp-list] ThreadNotify: The saga continues

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
29 Oct 2002 23:38:51 -0500

> Long-running handlers make application non-responsive.
>       * Fork off subprocesses for long-running things (e.g.
>         multimedia),  use events to find out when done.
> I tried to do this, but since MONO events are just delegates, raising
> an event from a thread would cause the usual problems.

An even is a generic notification system.  The ThreadNotify is exactly
this mechanism.