[swift-evolution] Preconditions aborting process in server scenarios [was: Throws? and throws!]
kenny_leung at pobox.com
Mon Jan 16 19:59:12 CST 2017
It would also enable the testing of fatal conditions, which would be great.
> On Jan 16, 2017, at 5:25 PM, Chris Lattner via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> On Jan 16, 2017, at 3:57 PM, David Waite via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org <mailto:swift-evolution at swift.org>> wrote:
>> Today - if you wanted a Swift server where overflowing addition didn’t interrupt your service for multiple users, you would need to use something like a pre-fork model (with each request handled by a separate swift process)
>> That's the difference between CLI and desktop apps where the process is providing services for a single user, and a server where it may be providing a service for thousands or millions of users.
> Agreed, I’d also really like to see this some day. It seems like a natural outgrowth of the concurrency model, if it goes the direction of actors. If you’re interested, I speculated on this direction in this talk:
> http://researcher.watson.ibm.com/researcher/files/us-lmandel/lattner.pdf <http://researcher.watson.ibm.com/researcher/files/us-lmandel/lattner.pdf>
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