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[REBOL] Re: LDC goes Rugby!

From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 23-May-2001 12:38

Maarten Koopmans wrote:
> Pekr, > > It works under View as well, you are right. > > Async I/O adds non-blocking behaviour. If you accept a port on the server > side, you can do two things: > > 1) Try to read data and continue once you get it all. This way you > essentially block all other activity. If the line happens to be slow, too > bad for the rest ofthe connections. they have to wait.
doesn't it depend upon /no-wait 'open refinement?
> 2) If there is data availaible, you take what you can get. If you try to > read more than there is available, you don't wait. In stead, an error > isthrown (that you catch) and you continue immediately. And you don't spend > waiting time and slowing down other connections.
the same as above. The difference I don't understand is - why you used 'async-modes, if similar functionality can be achieve via /no-wait refinement ... hmm, maybe I am just missing something :-) -pekr-