[Pipet Devel] overflow question

jarl van katwijk jarl at casema.net
Thu Jun 22 22:32:55 EDT 2000

> I think you don't understand what InputStream is. It's nothing more the the
> "Open" call. It returns an ifstream, which is the C++ equivalent of a (FILE *).
> Here's how I think it should work: the BL calls teh getOutput(...) method on the
> last node(s) of the PL network and the result is returned in the return value of
> the call. Because Overflow works by "pulling" in data, the getOutput call won't
> return until everything is done.

ic. Why does Overflow use pulling? Nodes pushing data into the next seems more logical
to me at first.

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