[concurrency-interest] jsr166y reorganization and updates

Tim Peierls tim at peierls.net
Tue Jan 6 10:29:45 EST 2009


On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 10:08 AM, Doug Lea <dl at cs.oswego.edu> wrote:

> This also led to some method name changes to conform to Executor
> conventions. (For example, the method originally invoke, then forkJoin, is
> now back to invoke :-)


:-( Sorry to hear that. I argued for the name FJTask.forkJoin, because it is
self-explanatory, and I don't see how it violates Executor conventions.
FJTask.invoke() looks a lot like FJPool.invoke(FJTask), which is (subtly)
different.

--tim
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