[MacRuby-devel] NSTimer

s.ross cwdinfo at gmail.com
Sun Oct 11 14:29:55 PDT 2009

Well in the meantime, doesn't a daemon that issues distributed  
notifications accomplish a similar goal?

Hunted and pecked from my iPhone

On Oct 11, 2009, at 2:10 PM, "Jordan K. Hubbard" <jkh at apple.com> wrote:

> On Oct 11, 2009, at 1:45 PM, Robert Rice wrote:
>> NSTimer wil work well for my app except I will still need to use a  
>> thread to read data from my GPS receiver unless I can find a non- 
>> blocking serial I/O package.
> [ jkh jumps up and down yelling "GCD!  GCD!" until he is dragged away]
>> The Core Location Framework should work on OSX if it can find any  
>> suitable GPS receiver attached to the local network; then GPS nav  
>> apps could get the position info from the framework as on the  
>> iPhone. Is there any way to suggest this project to Apple?
> File an enhancement request radar via http://bugreport.apple.com.   
> Believe it or not, those do get read!
> - Jordan
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