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[ASYNC-8] Add constrained read/write-only ports Created: 15/Jul/13  Updated: 09/May/14  Resolved: 09/May/14

Status: Closed
Project: core.async
Component/s: None
Affects Version/s: None
Fix Version/s: None

Type: Defect Priority: Major
Reporter: Brandon Bloom Assignee: Timothy Baldridge
Resolution: Declined Votes: 0
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Proof of concept patch here:


As discussed in IRC, this adds support for read-only and write-only "ports", which are constrained wrappers around channels. Write-only ports allow both put and close operations, were as read-only ports allow only take operations. Unsupported operations throw.

I'm open to suggestions for better names than <port and >port.

Comment by Timothy Baldridge [ 09/May/14 11:28 AM ]

Do we do not have plans to implement this at this time, however, impl/ReadPort and impl/WritePort could accomplish this if needed. These interfaces are still considered "alpha" and may change, but if you need to write your own port< feel free to do so and maintain it in your project.

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