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cache::async - Asynchronous in-memory cache

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package require Tcl 8.5 9
package require cache::async ?0.3.2?

::cache::async objectName commandprefix ?options...?
objectName get key donecmdprefix
objectName set key value
objectName unset key
objectName exists key
objectName clear ?key?


This package provides objects which cache data in memory, and operate asynchronously with regard to request and responses. The objects are agnostic with regard to cache keys and values, and unknown methods are delegated to the provider of cached data. These two properties make it easy to use caches as a facade for any data provider.


The package exports a class, cache::async, as specified below.

The object commands created by the class commands above have the form:

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asynchronous, cache, callback, synchronous


Copyright © 2008 Andreas Kupries