[Mono-dev] System.Net and SynchronizationContext

Federico Di Gregorio fog at dndg.it
Fri Mar 6 13:42:30 UTC 2015

On 06/03/2015 12:42, Edward Ned Harvey (mono) wrote:
>> From: mono-devel-list-bounces at lists.ximian.com
>> [mailto:mono-devel-list- bounces at lists.ximian.com] On Behalf Of
>> Federico Di Gregorio
> I agree that the pattern you've suggested is the better pattern, to
> avoid NullReferenceException in a race condition.  I don't see
> anything "official" out there suggesting this pattern; in fact, all
> the example code I see from msdn and elsewhere uses the former
> pattern.  Your post is the first time I've heard of the new pattern,
> and I'm going to use it from now on.  Hopefully nobody objects to the
> suggested new pattern, and hopefully those changes are acceptable,
> but if not, maybe you can find something official suggesting the new
> pattern.

I found references to this pattern in so many places (books, articles, 
blogs, SO answers) that I thought it was canon: it never occured to me 
to check for an official source. Anyway, if you're interested here are 
two interesting posts about it:




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