[e-lang] EIO Compatibility Question
david.nospam.hopwood at blueyonder.co.uk
Sat Apr 24 06:43:36 EDT 2004
Miller, Mark wrote:
> There's an interesting discussion going on about EIO at http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?EeLanguage .
> Is there any way to arrange to be informed when this page is changed?
You coukd use www.changedetect.com.
>>[...] EIO must be implementable in Java1.4 using NIO without introducing
>>EIO must be implementable in pure Java1.3 (ie, without NIO or NBIO). Note
>>that E itself requires only 1.3 and so must depend on only 1.3. (Though of
>>course, E must be compatible with 1.4 and later versions.) Note that this
>>requirement cannot be met efficiently now -- on Java 1.3-based
>>implementation will require a separate thread to block on each separately
>>blockable I/O device on which there's a separate I/O operation posted.
> The complexity of trying to play both sides of this is one of the things
> that caused the EIO implementation effort to stall out. Now that GCJ
> supports NIO, does anyone care anymore about Java without NIO?
David Hopwood <david.nospam.hopwood at blueyonder.co.uk>
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