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1  <!-- mailbox.html -->  <!-- HTML/mailbox.html -->
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3  <!-- COPYRIGHT (c) 1996 AT\|@AMP\|T Research. -->  <!-- COPYRIGHT (c) 1996 AT\|@AMP\|T Research. -->
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8  <TITLE>The Mailbox structure</TITLE>  <TITLE>The Mailbox structure</TITLE>
9  </HEAD>  </HEAD>
10  <BODY>  <BODY>
11  <H1><A NAME="top-of-document">The Concurrent ML Reference Manual</A></H1>  <A NAME="top"></A>
12    <H1 align=CENTER>The Concurrent ML Reference Manual</H1>
13  <HR>  <HR>
14    
15    
16  <H3>The Mailbox structure</H3>  <H3>The Mailbox structure</H3>
17  <P>  <P>
18  The Mailbox structure provides buffered asynchronous channels, which we call mailboxes.  The Mailbox structure provides buffered asynchronous channels, which we call mailboxes.
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81  <DT> <A NAME="SIG:MAILBOX.recvPoll:VAL"><CODE><B>val</B> recvPoll</CODE></A>  <DT> <A NAME="SIG:MAILBOX.recvPoll:VAL"><CODE><B>val</B> recvPoll</CODE></A>
82  <DD>  <DD>
83  This is the non-blocking version of <A HREF="mailbox.html#SIG:MAILBOX.recv:VAL:SPEC">recv</A>.  If the corresponding blocking form would block (because the mailbox is  empty), then this returns       NONE, otherwise it returns      SOME of the received    message.  This is the non-blocking version of <A HREF="mailbox.html#SIG:MAILBOX.recv:VAL:SPEC">recv</A>.  If the corresponding blocking form would block (because the mailbox is  empty), then this returns       <A HREF="http://www.cs.bell-labs.com/~jhr/sml/basis/pages/option.html#SIG:OPTION.option:TY:SPEC">NONE</A>, otherwise it returns         <A HREF="http://www.cs.bell-labs.com/~jhr/sml/basis/pages/option.html#SIG:OPTION.option:TY:SPEC">SOME</A> of the received       message.
84  <BR>  <BR>
85  <BR>  <BR>
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93  <BLOCKQUOTE>  <BLOCKQUOTE>
94  <A HREF="cml.html#CML:STR:SPEC">CML</A>  <A HREF="cml.html#CML:STR:SPEC">CML</A>
95  </BLOCKQUOTE>  </BLOCKQUOTE>
96    
97    
98  <HR>  <HR>
99  <B>[ <A HREF="index-all.html">INDEX</A> | <A HREF="mailbox.html">TOP</A>  <CENTER>
100    <B>[ <A HREF="index-all.html">INDEX</A> | <A HREF="#top">TOP</A>
101     | <A HREF="core-cml.html">Parent</A> | <A HREF="refman.html">Root</A>     | <A HREF="core-cml.html">Parent</A> | <A HREF="refman.html">Root</A>
102     ]</B>     ]</B>
103    </CENTER>
104  <P>  <P>
105  <I>Last Modified April 21, 1996</I><BR>  <I>Last Modified April 21, 1996</I><BR>
106  Copyright &copy; 1996 AT&amp;T <BR>  <I>Comments to <A HREF="mailto:jhr@research.bell-labs.com">John Reppy.</A></I><BR>
107    
108    Copyright &copy; 1997 Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies <BR>
109    
110  <HR>  <HR>
111  </BODY>  </BODY>
112  </HTML>  </HTML>

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