Re: [PATCH] PATCH: typo bits

From: Scott Robert Ladd (
Date: Fri Jul 18 2003 - 06:54:05 EST

Alan Cox wrote:
>>>- * It's now support isochronous mode and more effective than hc_sl811.o
>>>+ * It's now support isosynchronous mode and more effective than hc_sl811.o
>>I thought the correct term was `isochronous'...
> Perhaps someone can clarify - however isochornus is definitely wrong either way

"Isochronous" is correct; it is a synonym for "isochronal", which means
"uniform in time; of equal duration". That is, I believe, apropos to the
intended meaning of the comment above.

"Isosynchronous" does not appear in any of my dictionaries.

Scott Robert Ladd
Coyote Gulch Productions (
Software Invention for High-Performance Computing

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