Re: Signal security

Michael Elizabeth Chastain (
Wed, 20 May 1998 09:57:54 -0500

Hi Alan,

> It doesnt matter you only have to do it once with the right timing. If
> there are race conditions in programs fix them. The "my programs suck
> fix something else" mentality leads you to things like Java.

... and commercial software. :-(

#1 "we already used up all the time in the schedule for x,
so all you can work on is y".

#2 "i say x is good, go fix y -- and i am your manager".

I've been up all night fighting with an inherently racy design because
of #2 and I am pretty bitchy about it. I get a lot of #1 too.



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