Re: Need a word for...

Subject: Re: Need a word for...
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 4 Feb 2010 12:26:47 -0500

The problem here is that you don't want to use a term that already has
an accepted definition. Thrashing is one of those words, and means the
exact opposite of what is happening in this example. From what I can
determine, there is no single term to describe a series of rapid
connection drops. Maybe define your own? "Turbulence" is available. ;)

On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 11:28 AM, McLauchlan, Kevin
<Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:
> I kind of like "thrashing" that other folks have suggested,
> but I'm not clear if it's generally applicable outside of
> the memory-management situation. Google was no help - started
> with the first several hits being the expected computer-science
> context, and then switched over to situations of a person (or
> a team) being 'thrashed' by opponents.

Bill Swallow

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