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From: Yigong Liu (yigongliu_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-21 03:53:19


I just uploaded a new version of "Channel" at
Channel is a C++ template framework for distributed message passing and
event dispatching. Channel is built for boost and depend solely on boost

This release introduced associative lookup based name-matching and message
passing. 2 kinds are implemented:
     . regex based name-matching is implemented using Boost.Regex.
applications can use regex patterns to subscribe to messages, e.g. use
regex(".*ball.*") to subscribe to messages sent for "basketball",
     . Linda style tuple associative lookup, implemented using Boost.Tuple.
For example, we can use tuple ("Adam","Smith","Male","Math Dept") to
identify a person; application can use (wildcard, wildcard, wildcard, "Math
Dept") to subscribe to messages for all persons in math department.
Examples are added to demo these 2 methods.

The design document is also updated; i tried to clarify main design idea;
sections are added to clarify class concepts and explain how to extend the
framework by adding new id_type , id_trait and new dispatchers.

Corrections, comments and suggestions are highly appreciated.

Happy holiday!

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