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From: Don G (dongryphon_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-23 00:26:18

Hi guys,

> Peter Dimov wrote:
>>Michel André wrote:
>> Should several pending reads be allowed? I have
>> leaned back and forth on this issue in a previous
>> platform specific async com library I wrote.
> Definitely; a server that has N active connections
> might have up to N reads active at any time. Not
> on the same socket, of course. :-)

If I understood Michel's question correctly, then your answer would
be "no". As would mine.

There's the question of need (which, IMO is close to 0) plus the
added complexity of explaining/managing FIFO read order; and don't
forget multiple threads making simultaneous reads - just say NO. :)


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