[concurrency-interest] ParallelFloatArray

Doug Lea dl at cs.oswego.edu
Wed Mar 12 06:47:47 EDT 2008


Mark Thornton wrote:
> Doug Lea wrote:
>> There are some further discussions of this in the list archives.
>> We wish we knew a good way out of this.
>>   
> Extending generics to primitives would be a good way. It ought to be
> possible in combination with reification (type available at runtime).
> The JVM would then automatically generate those combinations which were
> actually used by a process. I think this would offer greater
> simplification of the fork-join package than the closure proposals.
> 

Right. I agree.
I meant that we wish we knew a good way out of this that
we could implement tomorrow :-)

-Doug



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