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Imagine having to clone your phone every time before making a call, so that you could throw it away afterwards if you received a second call during the first :)

True, but these are not real entities, like phones, they are easily created and discarded magnetic fields. With the increase in modern processor speeds, surely we could spare a few extra cpu cycles, to make that happen to avoid the problem.

By the way, what would be a good way to generate a blocked I/O condition, for testing? Download a big file, then drop your network?


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In reply to Re^2: how did blocking IO become such a problem? by zentara
in thread how did blocking IO become such a problem? by zentara

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