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a) worked from the jump
b) happily allowed itself to be extended over and over again
c) even adopted thread safety with very little pain
and now it just occurred to me how to lock whole branches of the graph
easily so i can totally eliminate spurious server requests in the case
of two threads accessing the same uncached data at roughly the same time
and as i said it's easy - uncharacteristic of MT programming.
geez, so what's the catch?
this has been smooth sailing since i started it.
i don't entirely trust that.
When I was growin' up, I was the smartest kid I knew. Maybe that was just because I didn't know that many kids. All I know is now I feel the opposite.
Murphy's law knocking? (If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something?)
If something has a solution... Why do we have to worry about?. If it has no solution... For what reason do we have to worry about?
Help me to understand what I'm saying, and I'll explain it better to you
Rating helpful answers is nice, but saying thanks can be even nicer.
I noticed in the replies that there was a reference to Murphy's Law.
Please don't worry about that!
I have it from extremely reliable authorities that Murphy's Law wasn't even named after Murphy, but after someone else with the same name.
As for waiting for that shoe to drop? Well - if you've kept up with your fairy tales you'd know that when you are asleep, elves (unemployed elvish shoemakers whose work was outsourced, by the way) are fixing it for you.