[MUD-Dev] Re: PDMud thread summary
emily at thelonious.new.ox.ac.uk
Sat Oct 24 11:22:41 New Zealand Daylight Time 1998
Vadim Tkachenko (vt at freehold.crocodile.org) spake thusly:
> Recently I with amusement realized that a lot of developers can't
> clearly think in terms of abstraction levels. One more thing which is
> directly related to the portability (and even more, to the good design)
> is abstraction levels and modules as abstractions.
Very true :)
> Getting back on topic, sockets are easily abstracted as streams (and
> Java is a living example of that), threads as services, and there's one
> more very important abstraction (which I'm fighting with right now, but
> the subject had been beaten to death already): storage system.
The wrapper I refer to is part of a more general collection of stream
classes covering files and memory buffers.
Harmony - the project to create an LGPL Qt clone
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