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Socket I/O: Unix, Windows, and .NET
This is adapted from a recent email conversation I had about network I/O models for a GUI client running on .NET. I ended up on a tangent, covering APIs available for 3 major platforms. Since all this info was gathered in one place, I figured I might as well post it :) There's also some discussion about when blocking and non-blocking models are appropriate, but I don't actually draw any conclusions. Hopefully there's enough background here for someone to make the call on their own. Let's start by ......

Posted On Friday, June 30, 2006 5:29 PM

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