[concurrency-interest] Lock-free mania

Joseph Seigh jseigh_cp00 at xemaps.com
Tue Apr 17 06:08:01 EDT 2007

Larry Riedel wrote:

>I think if there was a question of will the increasing availability and
>trendiness of lock-free, wait-free, obstruction-free, blahblahblah-free
>tools lead to hordes of "architects" and "principal engineers" choosing
>those tools for no technically justifiable reason to create inferior and
>broken solutions to nonexistent problems, I think it would be safe to
>agree the answer is yes.  But I think the overall net impact of the
>availability and trendiness of those tools is still going to be positive.
Trendy?  When did this happen?

Joe Seigh

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