[Pipet Devel] overflow question

jarl van katwijk jarl at casema.net
Thu Jun 22 21:56:01 EDT 2000

Jean-Marc Valin wrote:

> > Is Overflow (PL) going to communicate with the BL through InputStream and
> > OutputStream?
> If could, but it doesn't have to. Let me explain what those are. An InputStream
> node takes a string (generally a file name) as input, opens it and returns a C++
> ifstream that can be used by other nodes to read info. The same for
> OutputStream. I think the best way to communicate is simply via function calls:
> the BL calls Overflow functions and get the result.

The PL will notify the BL once the data is ready I hope :)

The way I see it the InputStream and OutputStream remain INSIDE the PL untill the
network has ended execution OR the next PLnode is not at localhost.


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