RFR: 8221477: Inject os/cpu-specific constants into Unsafe from JVM
aph at redhat.com
Thu Mar 28 16:26:04 UTC 2019
On 3/28/19 4:23 PM, Andrew Haley wrote:
> The notation iff is used for "if and only if". A few years ago,
> while lecturing in Denmark, I used Fif instead, reasoning that since
> "if and only if" was a symmetric concept its notation should be
> symmetric also. Without knowing it, I had punned in Danish and the
> audience laughed, for fif in Danish means "a little trick". I
> resolved thereafter to use fif so I could tell my joke, but my
> colleagues talked me out of it.
Arggh! Sorry, that was Gries, not Dijkstra. I misremembered.
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