[Xcb] XCB I/O mechanism - Native win32 port

Barton C Massey bart at cs.pdx.edu
Wed Apr 2 10:56:06 PDT 2008

In message <20080402162555.GA31578 at oh.minilop.net> you wrote:
> (I think it's particularly unfortunate that the newer
> alternative to "select" is actually named "poll"...)

IIRC poll() was in System V in the late 1980s, and probably
goes back to V7 Unix in the mid-1980s.  So "newer" is
somewhat relative, here. :-)

Thanks much for the detailed analysis!


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