[concurrency-interest] Equivalent of scheduleAtFixedRate() for
brian at quiotix.com
Sat Mar 25 18:34:13 EST 2006
What would such a thing do with the result? Where would it report an
A Runnable is a task -- "do something". A Callable is a function --
"compute something". Callable is typically used for things you only
need to compute the result of once.
If Callable is a Runnable with a return value, it stands to reason that
you would use a Callable when some activity wants to retrieve that
value. In the case of scheduling a recurring task, who is retrieving
the value, and what are they doing with it?
Andrew Lentvorski wrote:
> I hope I'm not missing anything obvious, but I can't seem to find the
> equivalents to scheduleAtFixedRate() and scheduleAtFixedDelay() for
> Callable classes.
> Did I miss something? If not, what is the equivalent idiom?
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