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From Trustin Lee <trus...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Preliminary project structuring and Networking
Date Fri, 17 Dec 2004 01:19:14 GMT
Hi,

> Trustin, I did not move the MINA stuff to the new network location as I
> figured it would
> be rude to move what you are working on out from underneath you.  The
> place to move it
> is created, and a first cut at the new protocol API layer is done.

Ah, that's OK.  I'll move there. :)

> The protocol-api has a first version done and tagged--but it is not
> final by any means.
> Since now there is some code to try compiling against and play with
> please let me know
> any feedback.  Also, keep in mind that this is for SEDANG and MINA, and
> not the
> current crop of stuff.

> The protocol-api is designed for asynchronous IO, and identifying
> clients via the socket
> connection.  As far as the network layer is concerned that is the best
> that can be done--
> anything beyond that is protocol specific.  To make it easier to manage
> the process a
> bit, I included a way for the network layer to respond to protocol
> initiated events without
> knowing anything specific about the network layer.  I did try to be
> generous with the
> comments, esp. since almost everything is interfaces.

It is interesting that the API looks like using callback heavily. 
I'll be looking forward the next commit.

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