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>>>>> On Fri, 14 Apr 2000 10:45:05 -0600, "Mark K. Gardner" <mkg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said: > Shouldn't the definition of thread-terminate! state that threads > which are not the current thread should terminate immediately? >> If thread is not running or it is the current thread, it is >> ^not >> terminated immediately, otherwise the scheduler may wait until the >> thread blocks or is preempted before terminating it. Nope. If a thread calls thread-terminate! then it can (and according to the spec, must) terminate immediately. Likewise for not-running threads. But running threads other than the caller of thread-terminate! may run until they block or are preempted. ../Dave