What exactly does "busy" really mean?

What exactly does "busy" really mean?

What exactly does "busy" really mean?

JK Martin jkm at underscore.com
Sat Aug 24 16:55:00 EDT 1996


Ron Bergman, in response to a previous message from Tom Hastings, wrote:


> > | Busy means that the printer or sub-unit is not able to accept print
> > | jobs for some period of time.
> 
> There already is a definition for "Busy" in 2.2.13.2.  Is this 
> sentence to replace the present definition or added to it?


The definition of "busy" is getting stranger and stranger by the minute.
Exactly how is a software developer supposed to interpret the concept of
"busy"?


Can someone offer a concrete metaphor or similar analogy for how one is
supposed to interpret "busy"?


	...jay



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