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From: Vaclav Vesely (vaclav.vesely_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-24 03:28:53

Olaf van der Spek wrote:
>> --- Vaclav Vesely <vaclav.vesely_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> I've written ASIO background_thread class which calls
>>> arbitrary functions in a background thread. If you find it
>>> useful, you can add it to examples. After some refining it may
>>> be even added to the ASIO library.
> But is it network or even IO related?
> Wouldn't it be better to have a generic async/event driven design
> that's not tightly coupled with networking?

IMHO ASIO defines generic async design (demuxers) which is not coupled
with networking. And in ASIO there already is not-IO ASIO object -
deadline_timer. Maybe the library can be divided into general Async and
specialized Async.Io. But it has been already accepted in this form.


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