Symmetric Intertask Communication


We argue for the need of supporting a symmetric select construct, in which entry calls as well as accepts can be alternatives. We present several situations in which a symmetric select leads to a more natural programming style. We show that several semantic principles are violated by a nonsymmetric select, while being satisfied by a symmetric one. In… (More)
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@article{Francez1985SymmetricIC, title={Symmetric Intertask Communication}, author={Nissim Francez and Shaula Yemini}, journal={ACM Trans. Program. Lang. Syst.}, year={1985}, volume={7}, pages={622-636} }