From: Mark Miller <>
Date: Sun, 01 Dec 2002 00:47:00 -0800
Subject: [e-lang] EIO: Proposed a non-blocking I/O library for E

At and . tribble 

So far, this only deals with input-stream and output-stream kinds of issues, 
as these are the core abstractions of any I/O library.   The pipes are 
already working, but most of the rest of this is not yet implemented.

Please fire away. 

As it says at the first URL above:

>This EIO design has been thrown out and redone several times. Were it not 
>for the many insightful contributions and criticisms I received, I have no 
>doubt I would have stuck with one of my earlier attempts. The current EIO 
>design is mostly by E-Dean Tribble and Mark Miller, with contributions and 
>influences by at least Chip Morningstar, Norm Hardy, Danfuzz Bornstein, 
>Zooko, and Constantine Plotnikov. (If I forgot to include you, please let me 


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