On 5 January 2018 at 10:10, Richard Hodges via Boost-users <boost-users@lists.boost.org> wrote:
post used to cause the handler to be executed some time in the future on a thread associated with the executor. It was guaranteed not to happen immediately.
dispatch used to:
  a. if called by a thread currently associated with the executor, cause the handler to happen now.
  b. otherwise behave as per post.

Has this really changed, or does the documentation have an error?

Although it is not supposed to be up to date, I think the description given in the documentation of the executor library
that was proposed by the ASIO author is probably the best to understand the difference between these:

I don't know if there is a difference with the Network TS.

A. Joël Lamotte