On Feb 11, 2005, at 8:34 AM, James Edward Gray II wrote:

> On Feb 11, 2005, at 3:45 AM, Robert Klemme wrote:
>
>> AFAIK Ruby uses nonblocking IO interenally.  The easiest is typically 
>> to
>> use threads to cope with multiple concurrent IO.
>
> I believe Ruby's internal Thread system use Multicasting, but not 
> non-blocking IO.  That's why we occasionally see posts pointing out 
> that large write operations still block.  Please correct me if I'm 
> wrong though.

I meant MultiPLEXing here, not multicasting.  Sorry.

James Edward Gray II