A lightweight thread is a Thread
huntchr at gmail.com
Mon Feb 3 02:28:00 UTC 2020
Is “lightweight” descriptive enough if we are essentially discerning pre-emptive threads from cooperative ones, or kernel ones from user land ones? Would it therefore be more useful to introduce a hierarchy reflecting the scheduling nature nature of a thread?
Also, as a term, “lightweight” tends to survive only until something more lightweight comes along.
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