[squeak-dev] SocketSteam: Switching ascii/binary modes
siguctua at gmail.com
Tue Mar 16 02:44:47 UTC 2010
it looks like its unsafe to switch between ascii/binary mode in SocketStream,
because it resets buffers upon switch:
"Tell the SocketStream to send data
as ByteArrays instead of Strings.
Default is ascii."
binary := true.
The dynamic mode switching is useful:
for instance i want to read HTTP headers first, which is preferable to
do in ascii mode,
but its contents may be binary , which obviously preferable to read in
binary mode, to avoid
Since SocketStream caching the data it reads, then instead of
resetting the buffers it should convert them and avoid losing the
What you think is an appropriate solution to this?
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.
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