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Re: handling of different(many) processes

R.Bauer (R.Bauer@fz-juelich.de) writes:

> I like to have a mechanism which allows me to put some routines into a
> idl background proccess while an other process is running.
> I believe this is possible with widgets.
> But what did I have to do with normal routines like:
> reading 30 MB into a structure
> calculating  something
> while saving to a sav file returning to the user.
> or returning to the user while saving to a sav file.
> At the moment I have to save to a sav file and after it's finished I am
> able to return.
> Any ideas are welcome!

Ain't a gonna happen! Sorry. :-(



P.S. Maybe my favorite line from the movie "The Princess Bride" is
a consolation: "Get used to disappointment."

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