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14  <A HREF="http://altair.cs.oswego.edu/mailman/listinfo/concurrency-interest"> http://altair.cs.oswego.edu/mailman/listinfo/concurrency-interest</A> .  <A HREF="http://altair.cs.oswego.edu/mailman/listinfo/concurrency-interest"> http://altair.cs.oswego.edu/mailman/listinfo/concurrency-interest</A> .
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16  <p>  <p>
17    <em>
18     Disclaimer - This prototype is experimental code developed as part of
19     JSR166 and made available to the developer community for use
20     as-is. It is not a supported product. Use it at your own risk. The
21     specification, language and implementation are subject to change as a
22     result of your feedback. Because these features have not yet been
23     approved for addition to the Java language, there is no schedule for
24     their inclusion in a product.
25    </em>
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27    <p>
28  Package java.util.concurrent contains utility classes that are  Package java.util.concurrent contains utility classes that are
29  commonly useful in concurrent programming. Like package java.util, it  commonly useful in concurrent programming. Like package java.util, it
30  includes a few small standardized extensible frameworks, as well as  includes a few small standardized extensible frameworks, as well as
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98  Futures. This is supported in part by defining java.lang.Callable, the  Futures. This is supported in part by defining java.lang.Callable, the
99  argument/result analog of Runnable.  argument/result analog of Runnable.
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101  <p> While the Executor framework is intended to be extensible (so  <p> While the Executor framework is intended to be extensible the most
102  includes for example, AbstractExecutor that simplifies construction of  commonly used Executor will be ThreadExecutor, which can be configured
103  new implementations), the most commonly used Executor will be  to act as all sorts of thread pools, background threads, etc. The
104  ThreadExecutor, which can be configured to act as all sorts of thread  class is designed to be general enough to suffice for the vast
105  pools, background threads, etc. The class is designed to be general  majority of usages, even sophisticated ones, yet also includes methods
106  enough to suffice for the vast majority of usages, even sophisticated  and functionality that simplify routine usage.
 ones, yet also includes methods and functionality that simplify  
 routine usage.  
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108  <p>  <p>
109  A few methods will also be added to the java.util.Timer to support  A few methods will also be added to the java.util.Timer to support

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