On Wed, 18 Feb 2009, Leon Timmermans wrote:

I'd like to note that FileDescriptors are not reserved unices. I know
Windows also has them (though they aren't commonly used), and quite
possibly others too.

        Will be fixed in next update.

Also, IO::Socket.close() is not an alternative for a shutdown()
method. They do subtly different things. IO::Socket should support
both IMHO.

The only difference I could see was that shutdown allows changing the readability and writeability. While I agree that this functionality should be exposed, (see my next update), I think that in the general case, .close() plus the other stuff I've done should be sufficient. Maybe shutdown() should be exposed somewhere, though.

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