From: Olaf van der Spek (olafvdspek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-27 08:45:13
On 4/27/06, Christopher Kohlhoff <chris_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hi Olaf,
> --- Olaf van der Spek <olafvdspek_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > Although it does/may provide support for sync operations, the
> > main purpose of the library are the async operations AFAIK.
> I hope that's not the case. The library aims to make async as
> convenient to use as sync. Synchronous operations are
> comprehensively supported, and are not an afterthought.
True, but sync operations are already quite easy to do easily and
'portably' via BSD sockets.
Doing it even better via Boost is very nice, but at least for me the
main advantage would be the portable async support.