[Bro-Dev] [Proposal] Language extensions for better Broker support

Robin Sommer robin at icir.org
Tue Jan 3 08:50:36 PST 2017

On Tue, Jan 03, 2017 at 10:21 +0100, you wrote:

> >     [result, value] = Broker::lookup(h, 42)  # Returns [Broker::Result, opaque of Broker::Data]
> >     if ( result == Broker::SUCCESS ) ...
> I would prefer this solution, as it feels more natural coming from other
> languages like python. Introducing new keywords/magic functions like
> status()

Actually it's the opposite: status() wouldn't need anything new,
that's part of the appeal there. It would just be a bif (although
probably called Broker::status()) that takes the Broker opaque and
query its most recent state.


Robin Sommer * ICSI/LBNL * robin at icir.org * www.icir.org/robin

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