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

Bob Lee crazybob at crazybob.org
Wed Dec 10 11:13:07 EST 2008

On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 8:02 AM, Joe Bowbeer <joe.bowbeer at gmail.com> wrote:

> ConcurrentReferenceHashMap is more consistent with the naming of its
> sibling classes, such as ConcurrentHashMap, whereas ReferenceMap is more
> consistent with the naming of interfaces.

We should definitely consider consistency, but it doesn't trump all other
factors, like making the name twice as long and much less catchy and
memorable. "Joe, I think you want a concurrent reference hash map here," vs,
"Joe, I think you want a reference map here."

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