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Re: •Re: Multiplexed TCP-Client (from: Networkprogramming with Perl)

by mitd (Curate)
on Jul 27, 2002 at 16:57 UTC ( #185761=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to •Re: Multiplexed TCP-Client (from: Networkprogramming with Perl)
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Ahh! the dangers of being a New Age Open Source Duct Tape Folk Hero

' So, I rummaged around for the right event loop or RPC package. I figured this was already a frequently-solved problem, so there was no point in reinventing the wheel. I investigated the Event package, POE, most of the stuff in the RPC:: and IPC:: sections of the CPAN, and was astounded to find that nobody had seemed to tackle this particular problem in a way that I wanted it done. Or at least, in a way that I could easily find it.'

-- Randal L. Schwartz from 'Getting your kids to do the work' Linux Magazine Aug 2000

and in next months follow up article

'OK, by the time I did all this, I could have simply used POE or Event, both found in the CPAN. But going through all the reasons that those features are there was a good exercise for me. Sometimes leverage is the right thing, and in hindsight, I might have appreciated it here.'

-- Randal L. Schwartz from 'A forking parallel link checker' Linux Magazine Sep 2000

mitd-Made in the Dark -- President merlyn Fan Club Clearview Twp. Chapter
'Interactive! Paper tape is interactive!
If you don't believe me I can show you my paper cut scars!'

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by merlyn (Sage) on Jul 27, 2002 at 17:06 UTC
    Thanks for pointing those out. And especially prophetic, since my upcoming Oct 2002 LM article is about using POE to do that exact problem again, in a much simpler way.

    -- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker

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