Re: Discouraging use of sync APIs

On ons, 2015-02-11 at 12:17 +0000, Philip Withnall wrote:

I understand where you’re coming from; we should not be irritating
experienced developers. I completely agree.

What do you think of the proposal to use sync gstdio.h for
small/local/pseudo-file-system I/O and async GIO for all other I/O?

I don't think this is a great alternative in many cases. The gstdio
stuff may work fine from C, but the GObjects etc of gio makes such use
much nicer from language bindings.

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