[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."

Bob
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