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Re: spawning multiple child processes

by DamnDirtyApe (Curate)
on Jun 21, 2002 at 06:44 UTC ( #176237=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to spawning multiple child processes

Mr. Peabody Explains fork() is a great primer for understanding what fork does. I highly recommend it.


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Re^2: spawning multiple child processes
by gj2666 (Beadle) on Nov 08, 2012 at 04:54 UTC
    sigh...no article at that url...that thing about posting something on the internet makes it live forever? apparently not true for actually useful stuff. Will execute the Googleit routine.

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[ambrus]: (either on just one screen or two screens). this is necessary because
[ambrus]: overhead slide plus blackboard is inconvenient because the lighting conditions are different and they require separate areas you can't quickly repartition, and typing on keyboard is faster and more convenient than writing on a blackboard
[Corion]: (b) would be cool. I've thought about this doing Pod editing, and even simply regenerating/live updating the browser makes things much more interactive
[ambrus]: modern computers have way enough processing power to allow this, at least for geeks who are willing to spend a few weeks to learn a tricky new user interface like vim
[Corion]: ambrus: Well, for mathematical notation, I find blackboard much more convenient than a computer. But when inserting text or moving text around, the computer wins obviously
[ambrus]: But either of these is a big problem in practice, so I'd need to spend like thirty years of my life to solve (a) and five more years to solve (b)
[ambrus]: Corion: yes, CURRENTLY the blackboard is more convenient
[ambrus]: and it's not like I want to ban blackboards anyway
[ambrus]: you already have blackboards and a canvas for projector or overhead transparencies (or positive film slide projector, not used for maths) canvas in the same lecture halls today, and switch in a few minutes between presentations,
[ambrus]: they're only difficult to use together.

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