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Re: [perl #108470] Term::ReadLine should use AE instead of Tk forevent looping

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From:
H.Merijn Brand
Date:
January 18, 2012 07:43
Subject:
Re: [perl #108470] Term::ReadLine should use AE instead of Tk forevent looping
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20120118164311.2fae5430@pc09.procura.nl
On Wed, 18 Jan 2012 15:39:58 +0000, Nicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org>
wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 07:27:35AM -0700, Darin McBride wrote:
> 
> > The existing API isn't changed, but my answer to that is that AE is both more 
> > modern (not sufficient by itself) and more generic.  The point of AE seems to be 
> > to support any event model you might need, including Tk.
> 
> And more portable?
> 
> Or less portable?
> 
> Given the author in question, and his preferences for how he spends his time
> and where the cost/benefit of work arounds tips, I know which I'm going to
> bet on.
> 
> 
> ie I'd love to see AnyEvent as an option, even the default. But I don't feel
> comfortable with making it a hard dependency, and removing the option to use
> the existing Tk code.

You are so capable of writing my opinion way better that I would have
been able myself :)

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