On May 8, 2006, at 7:36 PM, Francis Cianfrocca wrote:

> Yes, you want your callbacks to return quickly. Spin a Ruby thread
> otherwise. If it turns out that many users of Eventmachine face  
> that issue
> (such as doing a database call while processing a callback) then  
> we'll look
> at incorporating a thread-pool into Eventmachine. That would fit  
> with the
> goals of Eventmachine, which are performance/scalability, ease-of- 
> use, and
> feature-completeness for server implementations.

I personally am fine with the current implementation.  Seems like a  
perfect fit with Ruby's threads.

James Edward Gray II