Seeking advice on port "pattern" (long)

Sean Hinde <>
Tue Jun 26 15:52:26 CEST 2001


>  2. You could write your decoder in a continuation
>     based style. So instead of having to do the
>     append (AllData = Buffered++Data) your decoder
>     returns either { Id, Req, Result } , { parseError, Details } ,
>     or {needmore, Cont}. When new data arrives, you
>     feed it into your continuation ( Cont(Data) ), which
>     again will return any of the three possibilities above.

Can you provide an example of what you mean? I know Joe posted one some time
ago but I can't find it and haven't quite managed to figure it out for
myself.

Thanks,

- Sean



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