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#8576 closed Bugs (fixed)

"sur parolle" should be "sur parole"

Reported by: Akim Demaille <akim.demaille@…> Owned by: viboes
Milestone: Boost 1.54.0 Component: thread
Version: Boost 1.52.0 Severity: Cosmetic
Keywords: Cc:

Description

Hi,

I'm French, and I apologize for this... In French, the word is "parole", not "parolle". And nowhere have I found evidence that "sur parolle" would be an accepted English-spelling of "sur parole". Actually, Google finds Boost.Thread's documentation when looking for it.

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comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by viboes

Owner: changed from Anthony Williams to viboes
Status: newassigned

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by viboes

Severity: ProblemCosmetic

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by Vadim Guchenko <yhw@…>

I'd suggest not to use such terms in a technical documentation at all. Personally, I had difficulties to translate "sur parolle" when I was reading the Boost.Thread documentation, and I'm still not sure that I know what it exactly means.

comment:4 Changed 4 years ago by Akim Demaille <akim.demaille@…>

Well, this is not the documentation itself, it's the API itself.

// #include <boost/thread/lockable_traits.hpp> 

namespace boost
{
  namespace sync
  {
    template<typename L>
    class is_recursive_mutex_sur_parolle: false_type; // EXTENSION
    template<>
    class is_recursive_mutex_sur_parolle<recursive_mutex>: true_type; // EXTENSION
    template<>
    class is_recursive_mutex_sur_parolle<timed_recursive_mutex>: true_type; // EXTENSION
  }
}
Last edited 4 years ago by viboes (previous) (diff)

comment:5 Changed 4 years ago by Akim Demaille <akim.demaille@…>

comment:6 Changed 4 years ago by viboes

The expression is in the context "take his word for it".

The difference between the traits is_recursive_mutex and is_recursive_mute_sur_parole, is that the first can be verify some interface usage while the second states something that is not verifiable at compile time, and we need to take their word for it.

I'm open to suggestion on how to name these traits.

comment:7 Changed 4 years ago by viboes

Committed revision [84331].

comment:8 Changed 4 years ago by viboes

Milestone: To Be DeterminedBoost 1.55.0

comment:9 Changed 4 years ago by viboes

Milestone: Boost 1.55.0Boost 1.54.0

comment:10 Changed 4 years ago by viboes

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

(In [84627]) Thread: merge 84331 to fix #8576.

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