[PATCH] Clarity regarding locking

C. Michael Pilato cmpilato at red-bean.com
Mon Jun 20 09:17:35 CDT 2011

On 06/20/2011 08:25 AM, Richard Cavell wrote:
> Hi everyone.
> 1.  I propose an amendment to the text as attached.  This will clarify that
> one should read a file after, not before, it is relinquished by the previous
> lock owner.

I see the point of your change, but unfortunately I think it loses a key bit
of information:  that Sally *can* still read the file while it is locked.
(Disclaimer: I've looked only at your patch and the included context lines,
not the whole section.)

> 2.  I'm new here.  Is mailing a patch to this list an acceptable way of
> proposing such changes?


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