[concurrency-interest] need to use collection.sort w. CopyOnWriteArrayList
Tue, 01 Jun 2004 12:25:04 -0700
> I suppose we could have methods like sort() added to the List interface.
It violates compatibility to add a method to a widely implemented
interface such as List, so this is not a possiblity.
> I never understood
> why the Collections framework choose this anti-OO design of having most
> algorithms as statics of utility classes like Arrays and Collections.
To keep the core interfaces small, general, and learnable. For the most
part, we are very happy with the design.