Name for Strong APA Scheduler?

Darshit Shah darnir at
Thu Mar 31 09:29:32 UTC 2016

On 03/31, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>On 31/03/16 11:13, Darshit Shah wrote:
>>>I need this name to generate the skeleton files for the scheduler 
>>>implementation and its configuration.
>>>My preference is APA, since three letter acronyms are quite 
>>>popular, like EDF and CBS. So, I would omit that we actually 
>>>support strong APA in the name. From my point of view a weak APA 
>>>scheduler makes no sense for a supposed to be real-time operating 
>>>system. In the documentation we should emphasis this.
>>I agree that a three letter acronym is quite popular and would make 
>>things easy, but I would still support strong APA as the name since 
>>it clearly states what the scheduler is doing.
>So, you suggest "Strong APA"?
>>>New files are for example:
>>Going by some of the existing filenames, I thought the files should 
>>be called `schedulerapasmp.c` and similarly for others. That is also 
>>the name I used in the proposal.
>Its implicitly clear that APA has something to do with SMP. The other 
>schedulers need the SMP in their name since we have basically two 
>version of them, non-SMP (no postfix) and SMP.
That clears things up.

>How about:

Those look good to me.
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Thanking You,
Darshit Shah
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