[Haskell-cafe] Re: standard poll/select interface

bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 07:36:13 EST 2006

Hello Donn,

Wednesday, February 22, 2006, 4:23:28 AM, you wrote:

DC> Could an application reasonably choose between several dispatching
DC> systems?  For example, I'm working on a Macintosh here, where instead
DC> of X11 Apple provides its NextStep based GUI with its own apparently
DC> fairly well defined event system.  I don't know that system very well,
DC> but a MacOS Haskell GUI application would probably want to look in
DC> that direction for event integration.  Meanwhile, I might want to
DC> work with kqueue, on the same platform, because it supports filesystem
DC> events along with the usual select stuff.

this depends not of John's design of this low-level lib, but on design
of higher-level libs that will use it. just for example - Streams lib
will allow to switch this manager even at runtime

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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