[concurrency-interest] Re: AtomicInteger and AtomicLong should implement Number

Gregg Wonderly gregg.wonderly@pobox.com
Sun, 04 Jan 2004 21:13:05 -0600


Gregg Wonderly wrote:
> Okay, so let me ask a different question.  Why can't this JSR fix this 
> discrepency and change Number to an interface and provide a new abstract 
> base class if that is still appropriate?

I recognize that this would not be a backward compatible change.  I 
wonder how many people would have extended Number...