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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-26 11:09:41

"Olaf van der Spek" <olafvdspek_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> On 4/26/06, Jose <jmalv04_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 4/26/06, Paul A Bristow <pbristow_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > to escape from the async-ness which doesn't seem important in the
>> > bigger
>> > picture into which this library promises to fit in future?
>> >
>> boost::asio big contribution is in async handling ( networking now and
>> file
>> i/o in the future) so I think is hard to find a better, shorter and more
>> precise name
> Why should it be shorter?
> I think async_io is both better and more precise as it's immediately
> clear what the a stands for.

I agree. But if the plan is to also provide synchronous I/O, then the name
should be broadened, IMO.


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