Sounds good to me.

-jms
Sent from my PDA.  No type good.

----- Original Message -----
From: hwloc-devel-bounces@open-mpi.org <hwloc-devel-bounces@open-mpi.org>
To: Hardware locality development list <hwloc-devel@open-mpi.org>
Sent: Sat Jan 16 06:53:59 2010
Subject: [hwloc-devel] parent vs father

Jeff Squyres wrote:
>> I am not sure. The object structure contains a father pointer. We use
>> parent in the API, but it might refer to different things, like father,
>> grandfather, ...
>>    
>
> FWIW, the english word "parent" definitely refers to the immediate ancestor.  It does *not* refer to grandparents or great-grandparents, etc.
>  

Since we modified quite a lot of things in the API between 0.9 and 1.0,
we probably could fix this as well, ie:
* use parent instead of father everything
* use ancestor instead of parent when not talking about the immediate
ancestor

Brice

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