[concurrency-interest] RFC -- Java7 java.util.concurrent plans

Neal Gafter neal at gafter.com
Wed Dec 10 10:45:31 EST 2008

I get the impression that language modularity may be off the table for
Java 7.  Hopefully we'll have more clarity about that in the next few

On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 3:48 AM, Osvaldo Pinali Doederlein
<osvaldo at visionnaire.com.br> wrote:
> Kevin Bourrillion wrote:
>> A ReferenceMap that lives outside java.util, without access to java.util
>> internals, is forced to make this choice (either reimplement its own entire
>> data structure, or discard a dummy instance on every query like ours does).
>>  We chose one way and Jason chose the other, but I'd still like to think
>> that neither horrible fate must be suffered for the JDK code.
> Shouldnt't JSRs 277/294 (modules) fix that? I suppose that a lot of
> package-private implementation artifacts could be promoted to
> module-private, enabling higher code sharing across java.util and its many
> subpackages and also across the entire Java SE APIs. And differently from
> closures, these JSRs are something we can rely on, for Java 7.
> A+
> Osvaldo
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