Re: [PATCH] doc:lock: remove reference to clever use of read-write lock

From: Jonathan Corbet
Date: Mon Sep 02 2019 - 16:21:36 EST

On Mon, 02 Sep 2019 21:19:24 +0200
Federico Vaga <federico.vaga@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > > I am not used to the mathematical English jargon. It make sense, but then
> > > I
> > > would replace it with "If and only if": for clarity.
> >
> > While it's used in a number of places and it's pretty common wording
> > overall in the literature, I agree that we should probably change this in
> > locking API user facing documentation.
> I would say not only in locking/. The argument is valid for the entire
> Documentation/. I wait for Jon's opinion before proceeding.

I don't really have a problem with "iff"; it doesn't seem like *that*
obscure a term to me. But if you want spell it out, I guess I don't have
a problem with that. We can change it - iff you send a patch to do it :)