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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Apache 2.0/NSPR
Date Wed, 09 Sep 1998 23:07:55 GMT
Dean Gaudet wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 9 Sep 1998, Ben Laurie wrote:
> 
> > Hmm. You made some cryptic comments, particularly with reference to
> > flushing. A bit of clarity in those comments would be nice
> > (alternatively a licence to ignore them will do).
> 
> Oh, the layering in NSPR doesn't provide a distinction between "flush all
> the way down the stack" and "flush just this one layer".  Both operations
> are important when buffering is involved.  Or at least I think they're
> important.  hmm.  Maybe not, maybe I was deluded.  I can't figure out why
> "flush one layer" is useful now.

I share your doubt. Clearly flushing is good. Single layer flushing
seems less obviously useful.

Cheers,

Ben.

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