[concurrency-interest] draft Carrier API

Doug Lea dl at cs.oswego.edu
Sun Mar 8 08:05:47 EDT 2020


On 3/7/20 6:17 PM, Alex Otenko wrote:

> A ticket system allows to build nicer things, because essentially you
> give away a bit of control what to do duringĀ  the wait. You can switch
> between try* and blocking after you made the call, choosing when the
> time to block is more suitable.

In other words, you'd sometimes like Carrier to act more like
ExecutorService (obtaining a Future or something like it on submission).
Stay tuned for part 3 of j.u.c loom-related support for doing this.

-Doug




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