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That's an interesting way to put it! And yes, I agree one would like both, optimally.

Btw, Robert Aloi linked some kind of simpler back-pressure implementation available already today in Erlang, on G+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+SamuelLampa/posts/Q1XLTpk4KQC

... though as he says, might not be sufficient for whats typically needed in flow-based, or CSP-style programs.




And yea, I very loosely treat Go as more or less a Flow-based programming system ... especially after I realized one can write more or less FBP network semantics in vanilla, framework-less Go [1].

[1] http://blog.gopheracademy.com/composable-pipelines-pattern

:)




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