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From: Don G (dongryphon_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-12 23:54:23

Hi Doug,

I would be curious to hear your thoughts on the proposal I posted to
the sandbox ( The complete implementation (including URL
class, thread pooling, load balancing, etc.) was < 9000 lines and
that includes tons of comments (see network.hpp for a frame of
reference). I wrote it from scratch in 3 weeks (once the design was

Or rephrased from a previous message: it's not the technical
challenges that take all the time; it's the design process ;)


--- Douglas Gregor <doug.gregor_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I think the scope of this library is insane. We don't need
> to solve every single network I/O problem with one huge
> networking library.
> Having a solid socket library that handles only blocking
> with be a _huge_ improvement . Start small and don't be
> afraid to say "No! That's for the next version."
> Doug

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