--- intro.html 2015/08/03 19:24:14 1.24 +++ intro.html 2016/03/25 05:38:25 1.25 @@ -10,19 +10,11 @@ by Doug Lea

-This is maintenance repository of JSR166 specifications. For further +This is maintenance repository of JSR-166 specifications. For further information, go to: http://altair.cs.oswego.edu/mailman/listinfo/concurrency-interest. -

Note: The javadocs here do not include pre-existing -java classes (for example java.lang.Thread) that were changed -as part of the JSR166 spec. On the other hand, the javadocs here do -include some existing java.util Collection interfaces and classes that -are not part of the spec, but are included because some new methods -implement or inherit from their specifications. - -

JSR-166 introduces package java.util.concurrent containing utility classes commonly useful in concurrent programming. Like package java.util, it includes a few small @@ -37,7 +29,7 @@ data structures, to high-level execution agents including thread 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 +support not previously available in J2SE, while also keeping the resulting package small; providing only functionality that has been found to be worthwhile to standardize.