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Re: asynchronous socket library

From: Aleix Conchillo Flaqué
Subject: Re: asynchronous socket library
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2013 00:02:36 -0700

On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 11:15 PM, Javier Sancho <address@hidden> wrote:
> Aleix Conchillo Flaqué wrote:
>> I was wondering if there is (or someone is working on) an asynchronous
>> socket library for Guile. I was thinking in a pure scheme library (not
>> bindings for libevent or some other).
> If you don't use libevent, at least you'll need poll, epoll or
> something similar. Or how are you planning to monitor activity on a
> file descriptor?

My idea was to create something simple on top of system calls, as
libevent does. This might mean that I need additional system calls
that are not in guile yet. But it doesn't mean I need to create
bindings for libevent (which would probably be smarter if I wanted
something complete). Basilica, the main idea is to learn in the


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