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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Old hat
by JLF65 on Fri 27th May 2011 19:44 UTC
JLF65
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2005-07-06

Meh - Amiga programmers dealt with that more than 20 years ago. It's no big deal to an Amiga programmer. Now DOS/Windows or Mac? Forget about it. ;)

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