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Why does ispell generates a process?

After fixing ispell to work on a new machine running macOS (see previous question), I was surprised to see it listed as one of my processes, see the image: As text: Process. PID. Status. Buffer. ...
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Debugging for Elisp threads?

Let's say some package does (make-thread (lambda () (message "Started thread.") (error "Fit happens.") (message "Finished thread."))) Regardless of M-x ...
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How does Emacs select which thread to run?

If a thread does a thread-yield then how does Emacs select which thread to run next? Does it simply select the oldest one waiting?
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What does Emacs support running in parallel?

This link on async processes says that Emacs can start processes that run in parallel. Yet this link says that Emacs doesn't have any actual parallelism. Finally, this link says Emacs supports ...
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Why are threads not used much in emacs packages?

Is there some drawback in their current implementation which makes using them less appealing?
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