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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-2.0/mpm/src/os/unix iol_socket.c iol_socket.h Makefile.tmpl
Date Thu, 24 Jun 1999 17:09:39 GMT
Read the archives, I can't be bothered stating my position for the nth
time.

Dean

On Thu, 24 Jun 1999, Alexei Kosut wrote:

> On 24 Jun 1999 dgaudet@hyperreal.org wrote:
> 
> >   I think this is a better i/o layer interface.
> 
> [...]
> 
> >   +/* it is expected that each io layer will extend this structure as they
> >   +    require; they must only ensure that the methods pointer remains in
> >   +    the indicated position. */
> >    struct ap_iol {
> >   -    void *iol_data;
> >        const ap_iol_methods *methods;
> >    };
> 
> You know, I really don't mean to troll, but aren't there are other C-like
> languages that are really much better at this sort of thing? Perhaps this
> is a good time to at least seriously think about C++ (or a small subset of
> it), one more time. So much of the Apache API, past, present and future,
> would benefit from having easily available inheritance and polymorphism
> that I think it may very well be worth the hassle. Maybe.
> 
> Oh, and hi again, folks!
> 
> -- 
> Alexei Kosut <akosut@cs.stanford.edu> <http://www.stanford.edu/~akosut/>
> Stanford University, Class of 2001 * Apache <http://www.apache.org/> *
> 
> 


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