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From "Ryan Bloom" <...@covalent.net>
Subject RE: The APR
Date Mon, 04 Mar 2002 21:42:30 GMT
> --- Ian Holsman <ianh@apache.org> wrote:
> >hi Jason.
> >if you want high-performance you'll need to investigate async I/O
> >and things like direct I/O to implent your writers/readers
> >I don't think async I/O is in NSPR either BTW
> >also .. you might want to have a look at ACE
> >(http://www.cs.wustl.edu/~schmidt/ACE.html) it's in C++ BTW
> 
> Well ACE looks very interesting -- seems that its been in development
> for quite some time and used by quite a few products. Ok, I have to
> ask, why doesn't Apache use ACE? Is it because its C++ and not C?

Yep.  The Apache developers decided a long time ago to use C, not C++,
so ACE wasn't an option for us.

Ryan



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