On Thu, Jun 01, 2006 at 02:22:12PM -0700, Jonathan Lang wrote:
> Larry Wall wrote:
> >The way I see it, the fundamental difference is that with ordinary
> >locking, you're locking in real time, whereas with STM you potentially
> >have the ability to virtualize time to see if there's a way to order
> >the locks in virtual time such that they still make sense.  Then you
> >just pretend that things happened in that order.
> Forgive this ignorant soul; but what is "STM"?

Software Transaction Memory

Jonathan Scott Duff

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