Critical sections and mutexes

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ignacio at openservices.net
Tue Oct 23 22:25:19 CEST 2001


On Tue, 23 Oct 2001, David Brady wrote:

> Firstoff, Shouldn't the plural of "mutex" be
> "mutices"?  :-)

No, because "mutex" isn't a word; it's an acronym for "mutual exclusion". As
such it probably shouldn't have a plural form at all, but who's counting ;)

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Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams  <ignacio at openservices.net>

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