From: Beman Dawes (beman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-12-28 15:17:17
At 01:13 PM 12/28/2000 -0500, Daryle Walker wrote:
>The main point I was making wasn't that socket-less platforms should be
>supported through third-party libraries, but that maybe Boost shouldn't
>have a platform-specific library like sockets at all. As you found out,
>sockets are not an universal concept.
While sockets are not universal, it is possible to specify a portable
socket interface which can be widely implemented via platform-specific
Boost shouldn't be afraid of such libraries. If they are useful, meet the
other boost criteria, and can be implemented on both Unix and Windows, that
is enough, IMO.
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