[coyotos-dev] Endpoints and replies
clandau at macslab.com
Tue Jan 17 12:52:37 EST 2006
At 10:22 AM -0500 1/17/06, Jonathan S. Shapiro wrote:
>there are two "corner cases" that must be considered:
>2. Given two (or more) receivers, suppose that one receives with an
>"open wait" and the other received with a "closed wait". What happens
>when a message comes in?
>Both of these usages are "unusual" ...
>Case 2 is even more perverse.
There is a design option that eliminates case 2. The openness of the
wait could be a property of the endpoint. Most commonly, servers will
wait on open endpoints and callers will wait on closed endpoints. You
couldn't use the same endpoint for both purposes, but I don't see a
need for that.
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