[concurrency-interest] Concurrency-interest Digest, Vol 37, Issue 7
David J. Biesack
David.Biesack at sas.com
Thu Feb 7 14:10:39 EST 2008
> From: Mark Mahieu <mark at twistedbanana.demon.co.uk>
> Subject: [concurrency-interest] sr166y.forkjoin.Ops vs the world outside
> For the curious, I've written up a brief description of what I've
> done so far at http://markmahieu.blogspot.com/ which includes links
> to the javadoc and the prototype itself.
> Any comments would be most welcome.
You're right about "ouch" - 1828 interfaces!
Seems you can reduce the footprint some; all the *ToBoolean and *Predicate interfaces are duplicates
BooleanAndShortToBoolean :: boolean op(boolean a, short b)
BooleanAndShortPredicate :: boolean op(boolean a, short b)
However, you do not define any *WithException procedures or generators. What is the rationale for that?
I.e. why does the necessity for *WithException ops elsewhere not apply to procedures and generators?
But is seems removing the *WithException ops would be a good option to simplify things and instead push
RuntimeException handing into the frameworks.
Is it necessary to specialize on byte vs short vs int vs long parameters; seems like
implicit widening to int or long should suffice and you can eliminate a lot of combinations.
It seems sufficient for jsr166y.forkjoin.
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