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May 31, 2006 04:14
Re: Synchronized / Thread syntax in Perl 6
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James Mastros skribis 2006-05-31 12:03 (+0100):
> I don't like the name synchronized -- it implies that multiple things are
> happening at the same time, as in synchronized swiming, which is exactly the
> opposite of what should be implied.  "Serialized" would be a nice name,
> except it implies serializing to a serial format, like disk.  "Locked" is
> the best name I can think of, and it frankly isn't that good -- it's so
> vauge as to be able to mean almost anything.

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