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From Ben Hyde <bh...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: Context types in APR.
Date Mon, 03 May 1999 01:27:48 GMT
Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.Coar@Golux.Com> writes:

> Ryan Bloom wrote:
> > 
> > Ben's position:
> > 
> > We should forget about context types.  All the stuff we were going to
> > put in the context type really belongs in the pool structure.  This
> > basically means we are adding a thread pointer, state flags, and
> > possibly other fields later to the current Apache pools.  His
> > argument is that the context abstraction is unnecessary, and we are
> > better off just adding the fields to the current pools.
> 
> -1 on that right out of the box.  A 'pool' is a 'memory pool,'
> pure and simple. 

No argument there, the pool is the pool.  My point is that
there isn't a clear role for this context thing.  This is
data struture with nothing in it - that's silly.

   - ben

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