It's Wednesday morning, and MIke Hales is telling us about TeaTime - an efficient messaging system (implemented originally for Croquet) that he ported to VisualWorks for use in the application that he's working on. It sounds pretty cool - here's Mike:
You can learn a lot more about TeaTime from the Wikipedia page for Croquet, which says the following:
TeaTime is a scalable real-time multi-user architecture that is the basis for Croquet's object-object communication and synchronization. It is designed to support multi-user applications that can be scaled to massive numbers of concurrently interacting users in a shared virtual space.