Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Fri 27th May 2011 11:34 UTC
General Development After having an interesting discussion with Brendan on the topic of deadlocks in threaded and asynchronous event handling systems (see the comments on this blog post), I just had something to ask to the developers on OSnews: could you live without blocking API calls? Could you work with APIs where lengthy tasks like writing to a file, sending a signal, doing network I/O, etc is done in a nonblocking fashion, with only callbacks as a mechanism to return results and notify your software when an operation is done?
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RE: What? This isn't about phones?
by cb88 on Fri 27th May 2011 17:35 UTC in reply to "What? This isn't about phones?"
cb88
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2009-04-23

Yeah expecting an operating system article on OSnews ;) ... and yet you have a point ;)

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