[concurrency-interest] Suggestion: .hardGet() for atomic variables

Raph Frank raphfrk at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 13:13:41 EST 2012

It doesn't have any happens before relationship with a later write.

It is for optimistic read locks base on a sequence counter.  If the
counter hasn't changed, then there is no guarantee that that
happens-before the counter was incremented.

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