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An actor library for dynamic languages

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README.txt
= dramatis

* http://dramatis.mischance.net

== DESCRIPTION:

An actor library for dynamic languages like Ruby and Python.

== FEATURES/PROBLEMS:

dramatis provides a library for writing concurrent programs using the actor programming model.

This is an early version, the first release with packaging (a gem for ruby, distutils for python).

It's available on github to download and does come with documentation, a tutorial, and several examples, all of which (mostly) work, so it's stable enough to being to play with.

repository::
        git://github.com/dramatis/dramatis.git
Mailing list::
        dramatis@googlegroups.com /
        http://groups.google.com/group/dramatis
IRC:: #dramatis @ freenode
Website/Wiki/tracker:: http://dramatis.mischance.net

== SYNOPSIS:
== REQUIREMENTS:

All the specs run on Ruby 1.8.6, 1.9, and JRuby 1.1 on Linux and OS X.
All the tests rus on Python 2.5 on Linux.

At least one small example runs on rubinius but the whole spec suite has not been attempted.

== INSTALL:
== LICENSE:

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2008 Steven Parkes

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