In socket programming, what is usually called the entity that receives socket messages? My socket class is called “EventHandler” and I hate that name a lot. 😅

@brunoph Call it SocketListener if it's for a single listening socket.

Otherwise, if it's just the place where you call poll() for all your fds, typical names are: EventLoop, MainLoop, Dispatcher, Reactor...

@brunoph By the way, designing a scalable, multi-threaded, portable event loop is tricky. Consider taking one of these solutions (or at least study them):

libuv.org/
libevent.org/
doc.qt.io/qt-5/qeventloop.html
developer.gnome.org/glib/stabl

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@codewiz Thank you! And absolutely, I’m using Starscream. I wouldn’t trust myself to write socket code. 😝

I was just wondering what kind of names were usual because I couldn’t come up with anything that I liked, but what I’m implementing is the higher, business-logic level code.

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