[Mono-dev] C# source-to-source compiler

Liang, Qichang (梁启昌) kcleung.sourceforge at gmail.com
Fri Nov 5 06:27:46 EDT 2010

Hi Marek,

Thanks for your clarification, In this case I don't care about
async.... async  is about message passing, right?

Could you please read the email I have written, about Cilk, and see
how feasible is implementing Cilk on C# 4.0?



On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 9:47 PM, Marek Safar <marek.safar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>> Thanks!   Raphael said exactly the same thing to me.  Now I have two questions:
>> - How much does the async stuff in C# 5.0 resemble the Cilk spawn-sync
>> model?  And how much async stuff is implemented in the mono trunk?
> The async/await is about asynchrony and spawn/sync is about parallelism.
> These are 2 different things which should not be mixed together.
> Mono C# compiler has no async support yet (the .NET preview has been
> announced few days ago!) but we are fully aware of it and we will
> implement it as soon as time permits.
> Marek
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