Ned Konz ned at
Mon Feb 28 14:40:48 UTC 2005

On Sunday 27 February 2005 6:42 am, Martin Kuball wrote:
> 1. There is no buffered filestream in squeak. When reading multimedia
> stuff you often have to examine each byte. So you do a lot of method
> calls to get the next byte. That implies a primitive call each time.
> Not very fast.

It's easy to make a buffered filestream, especially a read-only one.

> 2. I think there is a need for OS-Thread support if only to avoid
> dealing with it in plugins we may want to write. The topic pops up
> from time to time here but nothing has been done so far, right?

What kind of support did you have in mind? We do have async files which can be 
helpful for some uses.

Ned Konz

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