Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk
22 Apr 1999 23:55:14 +0200

Robert Gentleman <rgentlem@hsph.harvard.edu> writes:

>  Duncan has said that in S, when he threaded it, options was a frame 0
> object and frame 0 was thread specific. We don't really have frames.
> Conceptually it seems that we are going to have to stick an environment
> between GlobalEnv and any evaluation envs where that environment 
> contains thread specific items (perhaps all assignments along that
> thread).

Hmm. Ross has also been talking about "frame 0" when talking about
attachments to position 1. Does that fit in?

If I get the picture right (I've never tried threads in S), there may
be an alternative where the thread-specific environment sits on top of
the the environment from which the thread is started, rather than

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