From: Kevin S. Van Horn (kevin.vanhorn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-10-22 17:31:39
On Mon, 22 Oct 2001 williamkempf_at_[hidden] wrote:
> > 1. Where can I or other reviewers find authoritative references on
> > semantics of the POSIX and Windows synchronization primitives,
> > having to shell out $100+ bucks?
> The most authoritative reference for Windows primitives is the MSDN.
> Which is to say, there is none. The POSIX standard can be found on
> the web.
Well... this is what I found on the web:
"Neither IEEE nor ISO makes standards available for free; please do not ask
whether the POSIX threads standard is available on the Web. It isn't."
I don't know how they expect people to use a secret standard... (Not many
people want to shell out $120 for a standard.)
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