N3891: A proposal to rename shared_mutex to shared_timed_mutex—Gor Nishanov, Herb Sutter

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Document number: N3891

Date: 2014-01-14

A proposal to rename shared_mutex to shared_timed_mutex

by Gor Nishanov, Herb Sutter


We propose to rename shared_mutex to shared_timed_mutex:

(a) for consistency with the other mutexes (fixing naming inconsistency);

(b) to leave room for a shared_mutex which can be more efficient on some platforms than shared_timed_ mutex.

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