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From: dmoore99atwork (dmoore_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-31 09:28:14

> > I am hoping to post a well documented set of thin wrappers by next
> > week that encapsulate the basic socket operations while factoring
> > platform dependencies and IPv4 vs. IPv6.
> >
> > The Socket++ library places a large emphasis on stream operations
> > (although the older, pre-standardization stream interfaces). From
> > what I've read here, the consensus is to build a stream interface
> > top of the thin wrapper layer.
> yes, but at the same time both would be useful, the wrapper and the
> interface for sockets.

There's no question of this. An important design point for the
wrapper layer will be the ability to cooperate with
a "socket_streambuf" class, which in turn will allow istreams and
ostreams to work with sockets.


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