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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-25 07:02:22

> On Sun, 2002-11-24 at 21:23, Jeff Garland wrote:
> > Is there a reason why we can't define a simple socket library first
> > as a lower layer without the complications of multiplexing and
> > threading and then add those on top?

Jeremy Maitin-Shepard wrote:
> That seems reasonable, since due to the great differences between the
> blocking and multiplexing models, the interface would be very
> different. For example, a streambuf interface would not be very usuable
> in a non-blocking multiplexing model, and furthermore using C++

I don't agree that streams and streambufs are not useable with
non-blocking I/O. ACE provides stream classes that can do can be
used with a blocking or non-blocking model. Also see prior
discussion on this list from March 2001...

It starts here,

But really starts getting into this here:


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