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Steve Dekorte steve at
Sat Jun 14 15:52:08 UTC 2003

On Friday, June 13, 2003, at 10:27 PM, Anthony Hannan wrote:
> Steve Dekorte <steve at> wrote:
>> Also, I'm not sure what they mean by "dataflow" communication here.
> In short, a dataflow variable can only be assigned once.  Before that 
> it
> is unbound.  Any thread that reads an unbound variable will wait until
> the variable is bound by another thread.  Thus providing syncronized
> dataflow from one thread to another, automatically.

Ah, another terminology difference - actor based languages call these 

Io, a small language:

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