From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-12 22:48:45
On Sun, 12 Sep 2004 22:11:57 -0500, Aaron W. LaFramboise wrote
> Aaron W. LaFramboise wrote:
> > On UNIX, a demultiplexor probably will be a wrapper for select(). On
> > Windows, it might be a wrapper for WaitForMultipleObjectsEx(). I'd
> > expect it to be able to handle pipes, sockets, files,
> > signals/exceptions, and microsecond timers.
> I forgot to add: it should also be able to handle thread and process
> events, such as child process termination.
I would add -- GUI events, third party tool events (eg: messages from a
framework like TIBCO). Bottom line is it needs to be extensible.
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