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Dan Henry
04/08/05 21:54
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#91275 - He said "alternative"
Responding to: Jez Smith's previous message
Jez Smith said:
Why on earth would you implement a RTOS on an 8052?

In Anil Gupta's defense, he did say "alternative to RTOS".

Protothreads is really merely a set of C macros that (from the documentation) "... utilizes the C switch() statement in a non-obvious way that is similar to Duff's device."

Many of us use the switch/case construct to explicitly implement concurrent state machines in our code. The macros merely provide a level of abstraction above that so that the code appears more linear and the overall logic more visible.

List of 10 messages in thread
TopicAuthorDate
Protothreads alternative to RTOSe        Anil Gupta      04/08/05 00:48      
   Why??      Jez Smith      04/08/05 01:05      
      He said "alternative"        Dan Henry      04/08/05 21:54      
   Why Indeed!      Russell Bull      04/08/05 01:39      
   Well...      Jez Smith      04/08/05 01:46      
      RTOS bashing        Grant Beattie      04/11/05 09:45      
         oh, there is a real difference      Erik Malund      04/11/05 10:03      
            RTOS bashing        Grant Beattie      04/11/05 11:25      
   April 1st      David Smith      04/09/05 14:30      
      April 9th      Dan Henry      04/10/05 12:49      

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