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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Fiber review January 6-15
From: Oliver Kowalke (oliver.kowalke_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-09 01:59:36

2014/1/8 Hartmut Kaiser <hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden]>

> One of the main questions arising for me when looking through the code is
> why doesn't the fiber class expose the same API as std::thread (or
> boost::thread for that matter)?

I thought is does expose the same interface (with some small additions) as
std::thread does.
Could you point out what you are missing or what are the differences your
are not comfortable with?

> This would make using fibers so much more
> usable, even more as the rest of the library was aligned with the C++11
> standard library.

it was my intention to make boost.fiber usable as std::thread/boost::thread

> In fact, in my book a fiber _is_ a thread-like construct


> and having it expose a new interface is just confusing and unnecessary.

can be more specific _ I thought boost.fiber has a similiar interface as

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