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- Subject: Re: A Batteries API specification (was Re: LuaDEAL - Lua DEad Alive Libraries)
- From: "Pierre Chapuis" <catwell@...>
- Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 18:23:53 +0100
On Thu, Feb 6, 2020, at 06:00, Sean Conner wrote:
> I've been doing some reading up on Windows IOCP and ... wow ... they are
> the near mirror image of POSIX events. The issue is order of operations.
> Ah, the joys of coming up with a platform independent API. I'm thinking
> this is why libuv is more a framework than a library, just due to this
> difference between POSIX and Windows.
Yes. I remember reading an explanation along those lines by Ryan Dahl somewhere.
That's also why cqueues doesn't support Windows. It says so here: http://25thandclement.com/~william/projects/cqueues.html#description