First-class Synchronous Operations

  • John H. Reppy
  • Published 1994 in Theory and Practice of Parallel Programming


The idea of making synchronous operations into rst-class values is an important one for supporting abstraction and modularity in concurrent programs. This design principle has been used with great success in the concurrent language CML, but what are the limitations of this approach? This paper explains the rationale for rst-class synchronous operations, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BFb0026573


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@inproceedings{Reppy1994FirstclassSO, title={First-class Synchronous Operations}, author={John H. Reppy}, booktitle={Theory and Practice of Parallel Programming}, year={1994} }