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It seems to me that your response of
besides, that would completely defeat the purpose: I don't want to have to think about platform issues
I started implementing the module I have been imagining,
that was stated in the node that was being responded to.
At least, I expect that creating a module that saves users from having to deal with "platform issues" that they would otherwise have to deal with pretty much requires that the author "think about [those] platform issues".
In reply to Re^5: What is the preferred cross-platform IPC module? (thinking)