[Mono-list] Re: BinaryReader class

Dick Porter dick@ximian.com
15 Aug 2002 18:00:12 +0100

On Thu, 2002-08-15 at 15:36, Matt Kimball wrote:
> I think I got the idea that it was buffered from the presence of a
> "FillBuffer" method documented in the API docs, but it isn't clear whether the
> class always buffers some, and the buffer size is just controlled by
> "FillBuffer" or if it only buffers when you call "FillBuffer" before reading. 
> Perhaps it would work better if you do the latter.  What does MS's .NET
> implementation do?

I'll investigate.

> In any case, since I am now employed by Microsoft, I think it's best if I didn't
> contribute further to Mono.  Because I'm working on games for the Xbox -- using
> plain old unmanaged C++ -- I don't really have any inside knowledge of the .NET
> platform, but I would like to be very careful about not doing anything which
> could conceivably jeopardize the Mono project.
> I'm sorry I'm not much help, and I wish you guys all the luck in the world.

Thanks, and thanks to you for your contributions.

- Dick