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Github: https://github.com/tarcieri/cool.io
<https://github.com/tarcieri/cool.io>Rubygems:
https://rubygems.org/gems/cool.io

Cool.io (formerly known as Rev, and pronounced like Coolio of Gangster's
Paradise fame) is an event framework for Ruby built on libev, the same
library that provides high performance asynchronous I/O for Node.js. Cool.io
is great for building TCP clients and servers which handle large numbers of
connections and are primarily I/O bound. Cool.io also provides APIs for
filesystem monitoring. Cool.io is an alternative to EventMachine, albeit one
which using Ruby's own native I/O primitives rather than reinventing them,
and does as much as possible in Ruby instead of C, which should make it
easier for interested contributors to hack on.

Cool.io supports the following Ruby implementations:
- Ruby 1.8.6+
- Ruby 1.9.0+
- Rubinius HEAD

Cool.io includes backwards compatibility for Rev, so applications built
using Rev can depend on the cool.io gem but still "require 'rev'" and use
the Rev toplevel constant instead of Cool.io's cool new Cool.io "constant".
Backwards compatibility with Rev will be removed in a future release.

Support for building asynchronous HTTP servers with Cool.io is provided
through the Rainbows! asynchronous HTTP web server (based on Unicorn):
http://rainbows.rubyforge.org/

Changes (from Rev 0.3.2):
- Rename the project to cool.io
- Bump the version all the way to 0.9! Hell yeah! 1.0 soon!
- Rename the toplevel module from Rev to Coolio (with a cool Cool.io style)
- Backwards compatibility with Rev with deprecation warnings
- Use Jeweler to manage the gem
- Update to RSpec 2.0
- Update to libev 4.01
- Initial Rubinius support

-- 
Tony Arcieri
Medioh! A Kudelski Brand

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