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- Subject: Re: A Batteries API specification (was Re: LuaDEAL - Lua DEad Alive Libraries)
- From: Oliver <oschmidt-mailinglists@...>
- Date: Sun, 9 Feb 2020 13:17:15 +0100
On 09.02.20 00:49, Dibyendu Majumdar wrote:
> As I mentioned earlier in the chain, libuv's great strength it is used
> in projects like Node.Js and Julia and therefore really battle tested
> by large numbers of companies and people. Even if you dislike the
> framework (and some people might dislike it as it builds objects in C
> and requires really difficult event driven programming) - it is hard
> to see how a replacement library could be justified.
yes, I agree, it's hard to justify, but from from an aesthetic point of view I
would prefer a solution with several platform specific low level Lua C bindings
to the platform specific APIs select/IOCP etc. and a complexer Lua library above
these bindings that does the platform abstraction.