Proposal: ByteString based datagram communication (Ticket #1238
bos at serpentine.com
Thu May 17 10:50:19 EDT 2007
Robert Marlow wrote:
> The old API is considered only useful for "testing" anyway, since it
> uses hGetContents and consequently can cause open socket leaks. This
> patch is intended to make those functions more useful and closer to what
> a network programmer might expect from a functions named sendTo /
That's fair enough, but this kind of rationale belongs in the header of
the patch that makes that change, so that people won't be scratching
their heads, wondering what happened.
> How do you think the patch should be broken up and why?
The description of the patch says that it does four different things.
That's your cue :-)
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