Saturday, January 12, 2008

Avoiding rendezvous to delay starting of tasks

A common problem I encounter is that something needs to be done before task can start running. I've always solved that by using a Start entry on tasks and calling that entry when it is safe for them to start. Calling entries works fine but I'd like to think the following is a bit neater:

Instead of delaying when the tasks start, delay when the tasks are declared.

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