> so the PO's are between the philosophers. PO's ?? > What is rather interesting with this new visualization > (over the current Text curses version), is that it can spot possible > problems in the algorithms. For example, my very cursory > running of the code sometimes shows a Philosopher Eating, but the > adjacent Chopsticks are not always both in the "Picked Up" state. The TCL/Tk idea is cool. However, the AQS 95 version does have a graphic (ASCII) display of the chopsticks, and in several runs of the AQS version AND a slightly simplified version, I have not noticed this problem.