davecb writes: Paul E. McKenney, one of the Linux RCU implementors, addresses the problem of synchronization using structured deferral on, what else, Mr Schrodinger's famous cat. Courtesy of deferral/procrastination, the cat can be both alive and dead at the same time.
An egghead is one who stands firmly on both feet, in mid-air, on both
sides of an issue.
-- Homer Ferguson