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From Trustin Lee <>
Subject Re: Preliminary project structuring and Networking
Date Fri, 17 Dec 2004 01:19:14 GMT

> 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.

what we call human nature is actually human habit

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