Re: GTK and CinePaint

Tor Lillqvist on April 9, 2004 wrote:
 > Even Java? I have imagined that Java, being so thread-friendly by
 > design, would have tackled this issue "The Right Way" from the
 > start. (Presumably by using an internal thread that actually does all
 > the interaction with the Windows windowing, graphics and message pump
 > API.)

Even in Java Swing, you have to make sure you don't modify realized
widgets from any thread other than the event dispatch thread. They
provide a few utility functions that let you queue closures to be
run by the dispatch thread when it gets a chance.

 - Jesse

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