[mpi3-coll] Very minor comments on nonblocking collectives section

Torsten Hoefler htor at cs.indiana.edu
Tue Jan 27 20:30:48 CST 2009

> Two very minor issues that can probably be ignored...but I could not  
> help but send an email :)
> 1. The use of quotation marks with "in place" everywhere in the document  
> seems strange.  Do we really need to quote this everywhere?  My thought  
> was just in-place, but I assume that "in place" is legacy.
> I did some research and found a bunch of stuff, but nothing to really  
> tell me whether using the quotes were right or wrong.
I think it's legacy - but we can propose to change it in MPI-2.2 (but I
don't find it critical).

> I found this at http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_quote.html
>    Use quotation marks to indicate words used ironically,
>    with reservations, or in some unusual way.
> 2. Somewhat similarly, on page 50, why do we quote "pathological"?  I  
> think in this case we should just drop the quotes?
I removed this one in rev. 2


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