RE: JavaMemoryModel: Volatiles are neither 1 way nor 2 way barriers

From: Sarita Adve (
Date: Fri Jul 13 2001 - 12:49:47 EDT

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Miles Sabin
> Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2001 5:07 PM

> Thanks for this clarification. Do we have some terminology other than
> 'barrier' (which has certainly been confusing me here)? Clearly the
> semantics that have been described set up a temporal boundary with
> some actions on one side and some on the other. But as you've pointed
> out, this isn't a memory barrier in the traditional sense.

Well, I've just used communicators vs. non-communicators, and senders vs.
receivers in my later work.


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