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Sage La Torra
May 31, 2006 07:25
Re: Synchronized / Thread syntax in Perl 6
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We could always go with the Windows API "Critical Section" name. Locked is
probably as good a descriptor, and avoids anything associated with Windows.


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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