Author pitrou
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Date 2012-10-01.13:46:54
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> A RW lock is part of POSIX threads [1]. It's usually a good idea to
> either use POSIX functions or to mimic their behavior. After all POSIX
> is an industry standard.

We've already departed from that. Our Lock is nothing like a mutex, for
example (it's more of a binary semaphore).
We follow POSIX when exposing POSIX APIs (as in the os module), but
otherwise we have our own abstractions, for example the 3.x I/O stack.
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