[libdispatch-dev] Windows compatibility

Robert Watson robert at fledge.watson.org
Fri Sep 25 03:05:12 PDT 2009

On Tue, 15 Sep 2009, Brent Fulgham wrote:

> I have some interest in seeing this ported to Windows as well, though it may 
> end up being so different under the covers that it only shares an API with 
> this project.
> I do think there would be some value in doing so; I am seeking to use 
> libdispatch in some software we ship at work, which unfortunately must 
> continue to work on Windows.

This is my intuition also: I think you'd want to have an entirely independent 
implementation using native Windows primitives, and simply give it the same 
(or similar) API on top.

Robert N M Watson
Computer Laboratory
University of Cambridge

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