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Queueing Sort Disclosure Number: IPCOM000048446D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-08

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Emerick, EW Kardock, JH [+details]


A computer system as set forth in U.S. Patent 4,177,513 has an inter-task communication mechanism where send receive messages (SRMs) are enqueued on send receive queues (SRQs) according to a key field value in the send-receive message. Data can then be sorted by placing the data into the key fields of the send-receive messages.