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Doubt in K&B SCJP 5: multithreading

Stary Kapec
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Waiting/blocked/sleeping This is the state a thread is in when it's
eligible to run.

Shouldn't it be?

Waiting/blocked/sleeping This is the state a thread is in when it's
NOT eligible to run.
Dave Reinhardt
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Joined: Aug 07, 2006
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I was just reading that too and found the wording confusing. Maybe they mean it's eligible to be in a runnable state, but not elibible to run...not sure
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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