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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.
 
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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
 
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