On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 5:36 PM, Steve Dower <Steve.Dower@microsoft.com> wrote:
Despite this intended application, I have tried to approach this design task independently to produce an API that will work for many cases, especially given the narrow focus on sockets. If people decide to get hung up on "the Microsoft way" or similar rubbish then I will feel vindicated for not mentioning it earlier :-) - it has not had any more influence on wattle than any of my other past experience has.

Oh, what sad times are these when passing ruffians can say 'The Microsoft Way' at will to old developers. There is a pestilence upon this land! Nothing is sacred. Even those who arrange and design async APIs are under considerable hegemonic stress at this point in time.

/me crawls back under his rock.