Subject: Re: Making a common API for cpu frequency drivers
To: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 09/01/2006 18:17:42
On Sep 1, 2006, at 6:01 PM, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 01, 2006 at 03:45:35PM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
>> The refcounting stuff is documented in the proplib(3) manual page.
> I know we probably won't but I realy wish we could fix the non
> names for reference counting functions. I had to look up "retain"
> in the dictionary.
Well, a large commercial software vendor uses the terms "retain" and
I actually would like to rename a lot of things that ref-count to the
"retain" and "release" scheme. "addref" and "delref" seem so clumsy