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Re: [COLD] 'user()' builtin function..

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Mon Apr 22 18:24:09 1996 )

Date: Mon, 22 Apr 1996 14:50:12 -0700 (PDT)
From: No one of any consequence <seanl@beef.bovine.com>
To: Brandon Gillespie <brandon@tombstone.sunrem.com>
cc: coldstuff@cold.org
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSF.3.91.960422125842.3006A-100000@tombstone.sunrem.com>

How about requestor()

On Mon, 22 Apr 1996, Brandon Gillespie wrote:

> Ok, I'm breaking down here.  Should we add a 'user()' builtin?  This 
> function would go alongside 'sender()' and 'caller()', it would be more 
> appropriately called 'controller()'.  Since ColdC is developed for a 
> multi-connection server environment it only makes sense that there would 
> be a central object to control a single 'connection'.  How this builtin 
> would work is there would be a controller variable which defaults to the 
> connection starting the task, but allow the task to set a different 
> controller as things go..
> -Brandon Gillespie-
> Do you prefer 'user()' or 'controller()'?