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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/19] MUTEX: Introduce simple mutex implementation
    Alan Cox <> wrote:

    > Is there a reason you didnt answer the comment about down/up being the
    > usual way computing refers to the operations on counting semaphores but
    > just deleted it ?

    up/down is also used in conjunction with mutexes and R/W semaphores, so
    counting semaphores do not have exclusive rights to the terminology.

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