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10    by <a href="http://gee.cs.oswego.edu/dl">Doug Lea</a>    by <a href="http://gee.cs.oswego.edu/dl">Doug Lea</a>
11    <p>    <p>
12    
13  This is an updated version of the specification submitted for JCP  This is maintenance repository of JSR166 specifications.  For further
14  Community Draft review.  To check for further updates, access a  information, go to: <A
 preliminary prototype release of main functionality, or join a mailing  
 list discussing this JSR, go to: <A  
15  HREF="http://altair.cs.oswego.edu/mailman/listinfo/concurrency-interest">  HREF="http://altair.cs.oswego.edu/mailman/listinfo/concurrency-interest">
16  http://altair.cs.oswego.edu/mailman/listinfo/concurrency-interest</A>  http://altair.cs.oswego.edu/mailman/listinfo/concurrency-interest</A>.
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18  <em> <b>Disclaimer</b>. The prototype implementation is experimental  <p><em>Note: The javadocs here do <em>not</em> include pre-existing
19  code developed as part of JCP JSR-166 is made available to the  java classes (for example <tt>java.lang.Thread</tt>) that were changed
20  developer community for use as-is. It is not a supported product. Use  as part of the JSR166 spec.  On the other hand, the javadocs here so
21  it at your own risk. The specification, language and implementation  include some existing java.util Collection interfaces and classes that
22  are subject to change as a result of your feedback. Because these  are not part of the spec, but are included because some new methods
23  features have not yet been approved for addition to the Java language,  implement or inherit from their specifications.
24  there is no schedule for their inclusion in a product.  </em>  </em>
   
 <p> <em> <b>Disclaimer</b>.  This draft specification was produced  
 using JDK1.4 tools plus some preprocessing. The resulting javadocs do  
 not yet correctly render other planned JDK1.5 constructs on which  
 JSR-166 relies, most notably the use of generic types. We are  
 releasing this version now (before the availability of JDK1.5-based  
 tools) because, even though they are misformatted and sometimes lack  
 proper cross-referencing, they otherwise convey the intended  
 specifications.  </em>  
25    
26  <p> JSR-166 introduces package <tt>java.util.concurrent</tt>  <p> JSR-166 introduces package <tt>java.util.concurrent</tt>
27  containing utility classes commonly useful in concurrent  containing utility classes commonly useful in concurrent
28  programming. Like package <tt>java.util</tt>, it includes a few small  programming. Like package <tt>java.util</tt>, it includes a few small
29  standardized extensible frameworks, as well as some classes that  standardized extensible frameworks, as well as other classes that
30  provide useful functionality and are otherwise tedious or difficult to  provide useful functionality and are otherwise tedious or difficult to
31  implement.  implement.
32    
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38  pools. This diversity reflects the range of contexts in which  pools. This diversity reflects the range of contexts in which
39  developers of concurrent programs have been found to require or desire  developers of concurrent programs have been found to require or desire
40  support not previously available in J2SE, which also keeping the  support not previously available in J2SE, which also keeping the
41  resulting package small; providing only that minimial support for  resulting package small; providing only functionality that has been
42  which it makes sense to standardize.  found to be worthwhile to standardize.
43    
44  <p>Descriptions and brief motivations for the main components may be  <p>Descriptions and brief motivations for the main components may be
45  found in the associated package documentation.  JSR-166 also includes  found in the associated package documentation.  JSR-166 also includes
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75    <tt>InterruptedExceptions</tt>.    <tt>InterruptedExceptions</tt>.
76    <li> The <tt>destroy</tt> method, which has never been implemented,    <li> The <tt>destroy</tt> method, which has never been implemented,
77    has finally been deprecated. This is just a spec change, reflecting    has finally been deprecated. This is just a spec change, reflecting
78    the fact that that the reason it has never been implmented is that    the fact that that the reason it has never been implemented is that
79    it was undesirable and unworkable.    it was undesirable and unworkable.
80  </ul>  </ul>
81    
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96    <hr>    <hr>
   <address><A HREF="http://gee.cs.oswego.edu/dl">Doug Lea</A></address>  
97   </body>   </body>
98  </html>  </html>

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