Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 18th Jan 2009 11:16 UTC, submitted by anonymous
General Unix Protothreads are a type of extremely lightweight threads - each protothread requires only two bytes of memory - that are usually used for embedded firmware programming, where memory is at a premium. Protothreads combine the low overhead with event-driven programming with the algorithmic clarity of threaded programming.
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RE: Small embedded systems
by LMRuane on Tue 20th Jan 2009 05:51 UTC in reply to "Small embedded systems"
LMRuane
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2009-01-20

Sorry, I hadn't seen the rest of the comment thread before I posted the previous comment... I didn't realize you were already talking about the protothread implementation I recently published. (The Google Code and SourceForge code is identical; I'll probably make SourceForge refer to Google Code soon.)

Larry Ruane

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