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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] RFC: convert send to ssend
From: Patrick Geoffray (patrick_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-24 19:33:48


George Bosilca wrote:
> I know the approach "because we can". We develop an MPI library, and we
> should keep it that way. Our main focus should not diverge to provide

I would join George in the minority on this one. "Because we can" is a
slippery slope, there is value in keeping things simple, having less
knobs and bells and whistles.

On this particular whistle, the user could add one line to his MPI code
to define send to ssend and be done with it. If he does not have the
code in the first place, there is nothing he can't do about it anyway.
So, it's just a matter of convenience for a lazy user.

Patrick