SPI, Annex A wording

Dan Mick dmick at pongo73.West.Sun.COM
Thu Dec 1 10:02:12 PST 1994


> From tuck at maspar.com Wed Nov 30 22:19 PST 1994
> To: Gerry Houlder <Gerry_Houlder at notes.seagate.com>
> Cc: scsi at WichitaKS.ATTGIS.COM
> Subject: Re: SPI, Annex A wording 
> Date: Wed, 30 Nov 94 09:59:31 -0800
> From: Russ Tuck <tuck at maspar.com>
> 
> I think "has become quiescent" (or a similar phrase to fit the context)
> might satisfy you.  

It's usually used in the transitive sense; i.e., "has caused the bus
to become quiescent", which is so awkward it's tempting to verbize it.
I'd much rather have something like "stop issuing requests and wait for
bus inactive" in most contexts where people use "quiesce".





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