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From: William E. Kempf (williamkempf_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-13 08:50:20

----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric Woodruff" <Eric.Woodruff_at_[hidden]>
> From: William E. Kempf
> From: "Eric Woodruff" <Eric.Woodruff_at_[hidden]>
> > Since you now seem willing to allow this non-default option to be made
> > available, what kind of interface do you suppose it should have? Should
> > be called asynchronous_call? advanced_thread?
> boost::thread. As for the interface, that's still something to work out.
> ===> Oh, what are some of the questions surrounding the interface?

Other than the ones that have been argued for the last few days?

> The existing boost::thread is going to undergo several changes in Rev. 2,
> some of which pretty much mandate a PIMPL idiom, so making the public
> interface a template will be trivial.
> ===> Glad to hear it! Any hopeful release date for revision 2? Can you
> outline some of the proposed changes?

No release date. Rev. 2 is a major revision and is taking some time to
complete. Some specific things planned in Rev. 2 for boost::thread include
adressing all of the issues Mr. Dimov pointed out, as well as adding "thread

Bill Kempf

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