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(jcwren) RE: RE: Win32::GUI Chatterbox client

by jcwren (Prior)
on Jun 17, 2000 at 06:52 UTC ( #18600=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to RE: Win32::GUI Chatterbox client
in thread Win32::GUI Chatterbox client

Sure, but why not use pipes or sockets? The select statement works fine in Windows, so blocking won't be an issue.

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RE: RE: RE: Win32::GUI Chatterbox client
by httptech (Chaplain) on Jun 17, 2000 at 07:01 UTC
    No good reason. I could always say its so you could maintain a logfile of past chat sessions, but the truth is I'm a lot more comfortable working with files than sockets and pipes. Laziness. Go figure.
Re: (jcwren) RE: RE: Win32::GUI Chatterbox client
by Jenda (Abbot) on Feb 10, 2003 at 20:35 UTC

    I'm not 100% sure about Perl 5.8, but in 5.6.1 select() only worked on socket()s, not on pipe()s.


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