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About:
- ActorKit extends NSObject to allow all objects to become actors.
+ ActorKit allows any object to become an actor.
Each actor has an os thread and a queue of incoming messages which it processes in
first-in-first-out order.
- Any message to an actor returns a "future" object which only blocks when it is accessed.
+ Any message to an actor returns a "future" object which is a proxy for the result
+ and only blocks when it is accessed.
+
Futures detect and raise an exception in situations that would cause a deadlock.

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