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From: Michel André (michel.andre_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-22 06:17:23

Peter Dimov wrote:
> 4. MT-centric model
> The general idea of an asynchronous callback dispatcher is sound, but
> the threading decision should be left to the user. The library should
> provide
> void net::poll( timeout tm );
> that delivers any pending callbacks from the context of the thread that
> called poll, and
> void net::async_poll( error_callback );
> that acts "as if" it executes net::poll( infinite ) repeatedly in one or
> more background threads. (error_callback will be called on errors; the
> synchronous variant will probably throw an exception instead.)

This means we have one global dispatcher for the library (completion
queue in asynch case). Isn't there a need to have several dispatchers to
be able to group connections to several dispatchers/pollers.


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