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Re: functionality of HTEventRequestTerminate

From: Daniel W. Connolly <connolly@beach.w3.org>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 1996 09:26:05 -0500
Message-Id: <m0tfp6M-0002UhC@beach.w3.org>
To: Erik Selberg <selberg@cs.washington.edu>
Cc: www-lib@w3.org
In message <199601261019.CAA07162@wally.cs.washington.edu>, Erik Selberg writes
:
>"Daniel W Connolly" writes:
>
>> I suggest the design used in the ILU runtime:
>
>(which is a mainEventLoop() function and a stopMainEventLoop()
>function, which causes the mainEventLoop() to stop after the current
>interation)
>
>Well, as I see it, the HTEvent_Loop can be stopped by either using:
>
>(1) a library function which sets an internal library variable
>(2) a user function which presumably checks some user variable, and
>    returns true / false
>
>I'm partial to (2), mostly because I find it cleaner in terms of where
>it comes in the loop (it's intuitive where it's called) and it allows
>for greater flexibility.

The nifty thing about the ILU design is that it allows for
multiple concurrent event loops, I believe.

Dan
Received on Friday, 26 January 1996 09:26:08 GMT

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