How much do we care about high-load scenarios?

Eric S. Raymond esr at
Wed Sep 14 20:01:33 UTC 2016

John D. Bell <JDB at>:
> *If* I were the architect on this project (thankfully I'm not!) I
> would get the code simplified and streamlined in single-thread mode
> as far as possible, and then design and code a
> POSIX-threading-conformant "improvement".

That is exactly the contingency plan I have unless Higher Authority (Mark
and LF) tells me we need to do something else and do it now.
		<a href="">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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