[concurrency-interest] spurious wakeups semantics

Joshua Bloch josh at bloch.us
Wed Nov 2 12:49:24 EST 2005


I agree wholeheartedly with Tim's original statement.  As an
interesting aside, I have it on reasonably good authority that the
"spurious wakeup" clause was put into the spec because one of the spec
authors felt that it encourage good coding habits, along the lines
discussed by Tim.

         Josh



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