[PATCH 2/3] score: Add Beacon Handler

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de
Tue Oct 16 18:13:02 UTC 2012

On 16/10/12 18:20, Gedare Bloom wrote:
> I too would appreciate a little more background for this new feature.
> At first blush, it looks like an implementation of a mailbox. Is the
> "beacon" name deriving from any source, or is there some other common
> name for this pattern of asynchronous notification? How does it differ
> from events?

An alternative to this completely new beacon handler would be to 
duplicate the event API and introduce something like one-time events.  
This could share the implementation of the events after some minor 
changes.  Regardless of that, the usage of events in libraries has to go 

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