[concurrency-interest] Request for comment -- weakCompareAndSet specs

Pete Soper pete at soper.us
Thu Jun 1 04:05:38 EDT 2006


Hi Doug,
> I also summarized this in each AtomicX.weakCompareAndSet method
> javadoc, as:
>       * May fail spuriously and does not provide ordering guarantees,
>       * so is only rarely an appropriate alternative to <tt>compareAndSet</tt>.
>   
Would it uglify the method docs too much to make "fail spuriously" a 
hyperlink to an anchor in the package doc?

-Pete



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