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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-22 14:01:35

Anthony Williams wrote:

> However, Microsoft do not supply such an interface, so someone has to
> write one. Writing one might be a good idea, but using it to
> implement the C++ API, when the C++ API could be better written using
> the win32 API directly seems a bad plan to me, especially if you
> could use your C++ API to implement pthreads.

It depends on what your plan is supposed to achieve. If you want to
gradually transition from where we are now to a point where Microsoft does
supply a pthread layer, it's not a bad plan at all. If you want something
else, it might or might not be, depending on what exactly do you want.
Anyway, I see that you are taking this as an argument, so I'll leave you to
your opinion.

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