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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-07-03 11:09:38

At 05:09 AM 7/3/2001, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
>> > > I have no idea what a "monitor pattern" is, for
>> > example.
>> >
>> > Look it up :).
>> Where? David Butenhof's book never mentions it, and Google just gives
>> a bunch of links to VDU vendors. Can you point me to a web site that
>> describes it?

Try Hoare Monitor. Google shows 3,820 hits.

>"Monitors: An Operating System Structuring Concept
> C.A.R Hoare..."

Thanks for the link, Alexander.

Hoare's and Brinch-Hansen's works on Monitors are among the most famous
computer science papers ever published. It is hard to imagine a quality
threading library not designed to build on their work.


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