release and thoughts

Billy Tanksley
Mon, 21 Aug 1995 19:29:06 -0700 (PDT)

On Fri, 18 Aug 1995 wrote:

> Billy Tanksley:
>    Cooperate is more flexible than preemptive simply because it's more
>    primitive, more basic.  Preemptive is a simple addition to
>    cooperative, and could easily be done in a small part of the system
>    without requiring any change to the rest.

> Technologically, sure -- for the case where the underlying hardware
> supports pre-emption, but you've procastinated on making it available
> in the system.

No, it's available at the same time.  It's just not USED all the time.

> Raul