Changeset 36896 in project


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11/24/18 19:25:31 (2 weeks ago)
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Anonymous wiki edit for IP [62.210.129.246]: Expand comments regarding srfi-120 support.

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    1212The srfi-120 API incurs just too much overhead for many use cases to
    13 settle upon.
     13settle upon.  (The issue: srfi120's task identifiers as returned by
     14{{timer-schedule!}} are defined to be readable object, which adds
     15undue overhead for cancelation.)
    1416
    1517Every other egg implements it's own idea of timers, which makes for a
     
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    5658Registers {{JOB}} to be run at {{TIME}}.  Returns a reference to the
    57 task.  The reference is opaque per definition.  In fact it is a pair.
     59task.  The reference is opaque by definition - unlike srfi-120
     60{{timer-schedule!}}'s task identifiers.  In fact it is a pair.
    5861
    5962The job is typically a thunk to be executed.  This thunk MUST NOT
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