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RE: [setup PATCH] next_dialog micropatch (2)
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <g dot r dot vansickle at worldnet dot att dot net>
- Cc: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 21:01:07 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: RE: [setup PATCH] next_dialog micropatch (2)
- Reply-to: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
On Mon, 28 Jul 2003, Gary R. Van Sickle wrote:
> > Robert Collins wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2003-07-29 at 02:13, Max Bowsher wrote:
> > >
> > >> If we do add a class, it should probably be a thread class from which all
> > of
> > >> our threaded tasks can derive. Regardless, I don't see that any further
> > >> cleanup will reverse these changes. I can see how it may involve changing
> > >> the same lines to a third form, but that is not a reversal.
> > >
> > > Are you thinking of the (IIR the name C) the 'completion object'
> > > pattern? That would work too.
> > I have no idea what this means.
> It's "Gang Of Four"-speak, though I'm not sure this is actually original
> Gang Of Four, i.e. "Design Patterns: Elements Of Reusable
> Object-Oriented Software" by four guys and a foreward by Grady Booch.
> I don't recall running across it in there.
I think Rob might have meant the "Asynchronous Completion Token" pattern:
<http://www.cs.wustl.edu/~schmidt/PDF/ACT.pdf> (first Google match). This
is definitely post-GOF.
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