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From Trustin Lee <>
Subject Re: [MINA] Error on StreamIOHandler
Date Mon, 28 Nov 2005 05:10:07 GMT
Hi Alex,

2005/11/26, Alex Cruise <>:
> On a related note, I'm naively considering a move to a semi-synchronous
> architecture for my project and have been wondering whether MINA and
> specifically StreamIOHandler are a good fit.
> Specifically, I have a lot of code that expects to use InputStreams, but
> parts of my code also spend a lot of time waiting for external systems
> to do their business, during which time I'd prefer not to have useful
> threads blocked waiting for them.
> I was thinking I could extend StreamIOHandler with a "streaming" flag.
> If the streaming flag were set, likely because someone had asked for an
> InputStream and not closed it yet, I would fire any received data into
> the Piped*Stream pairs, and if not, I would take a more event-driven
> approach to handling the block.
> Does this sound reasonable?

Are you saying that it would be great if you can switch the mode
(semi-synchronous stream I/O and original MINA way)?  If so, this is a
wonderful idea.

what we call human nature is actually human habit

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