Pre-emptive vs. Cooperative Multitasking

Rainer Blome
Sat, 22 Jul 1995 17:35:21 +0200

> In fact, one possible scheme that I think would fit with TUNES is to have 
> each object depend upon its superior for computing time.  That way you 
> don't need a huge central authority-- only big enough to apportion power 
> among the topmost objects.

yeah!  this leads to running the os recursively.  apple claims to build a
recursive os with its vanguard system.

> You could have some object types that delivered power preemptively,
> others that depended upon cooperation exclusively.

good idea.  that'd be like different child oss running under control of a