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Blog Archive for kgh during October 2004

The question came up recently of "should we make Swing truly multithreaded?" My personal answer would be "no", and here's why... The Failed Dream There are certain ideas in Computer Science that I think of as the "Failed Dreams" (borrowing a term from Vernor Vinge). The Failed Dreams seem like obvious good ideas. So they get periodically reinvented, and people put a lot of time and thought...