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hi :)

On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 11:39:31AM -0800, Davide Libenzi wrote:
> It's not the API that ppl does not understand, the API is the same. It's
> the Edge Triggered event distribution architecture.
which is part of the API ;)

> The equation :
>
> "not understood architecture" == "flawed architecture"
>
> is false in all my books.

that is right.
however, the probability of being flawed is much higher for things
that are not being understood...

but anyway, as you say APIs are subjective and that's perfectly fine.
if anyone wants to have a different api, he can create it on his own.

> > but that's not the point here, i just wanted to point out that there are
> > situations that are easier to solve with one or the other semantics.
> > and there /is/ a need for level-based events.
>
> That's a completely different thing. The new epoll gives you both
> behaviours on a per-fd basis.
which is a good thing

thanks for the great work!

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