[Pharo-dev] [ANN] Neo-Caching

Jan Vrany jan.vrany at fit.cvut.cz
Wed Dec 11 06:49:33 EST 2013


> By default, no concurrent access protection takes place, but optionally a semaphore for mutual exclusion can be used. This slows down access.
> cache useSemaphore.

There was enough "awesomes" already :-) so now some critics :-)

Wouldn't it be better to rename #useSemaphore to #beThreadSafe
or #beSynchronized.

Also I would use recursion lock (monitor, if you like) rather
than plain mutex.

Best, Jan

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