Mar 26, 2001, 1:37 PM
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I'm not sure if this belongs in intermediate or advanced, but I'm barely (if) intermediate in my skill level, so here goes...
Non-Blocking Server for Chat
For a class project, I'm trying to set up a chat with a graphical interface created with Delphi 5 and a perl server. All the server has to do is accept connections, check incoming msgs to see if they are supposed to be private, and spit the message out to the appropriate recipients. The problem is, I have no idea how to do this. I've only written a couple socket-related scripts in the past, and they were all blocking servers. I don't expect anyone to write a program for me, but I'd really appreciate it if someone could point me in the right direction to some decent examples or a book that could help me out.
Thank You VERY Much In Advance,