--- intro.html 2003/12/29 19:05:13 1.15 +++ intro.html 2004/03/30 00:05:00 1.16 @@ -10,10 +10,8 @@ by Doug Lea

-This is an updated version of the specification submitted for JCP Public -Review. To check for further updates, access a preliminary prototype -release of main functionality, or join a mailing list discussing -JSR-166, go to: http://altair.cs.oswego.edu/mailman/listinfo/concurrency-interest. @@ -25,7 +23,7 @@

JSR-166 introduces package java.util.concurrent containing utility classes commonly useful in concurrent programming. Like package java.util, it includes a few small -standardized extensible frameworks, as well as some classes that +standardized extensible frameworks, as well as other classes that provide useful functionality and are otherwise tedious or difficult to implement. @@ -37,8 +35,8 @@ pools. This diversity reflects the range of contexts in which developers of concurrent programs have been found to require or desire support not previously available in J2SE, which also keeping the -resulting package small; providing only functionality that it makes -sense to standardize. +resulting package small; providing only functionality that has been +found to be worthwhile to standardize.

Descriptions and brief motivations for the main components may be found in the associated package documentation. JSR-166 also includes