But most of us do it anyway, as the good Mr. Burns so eloquently points out:
Fortunately, the total lack of correct implementations has resulted
in the acceptance of the weak interpretation of the progress rule.
Otherwise, you would need to have or to build an OS to implement MPI
-- Eric Salo Silicon Graphics Inc. "Do you know what the (415)933-2998 2011 N. Shoreline Blvd, 8U-802 last Xon said, just firstname.lastname@example.org Mountain View, CA 94043-1389 before he died?"