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From Dain Sundstrom <>
Subject Re: Why both concurrent and backport-util-concurrent?
Date Wed, 30 Aug 2006 00:13:40 GMT
On Aug 29, 2006, at 4:25 PM, Jason Dillon wrote:

>>     The changes in the configuration for the Executor in Java5  
>> seem much better.
> I did run into one issue with ThreadPoolExecutor... this has no  
> wait policy, and some discussion online related indicate that it  
> was not added to java.util.concurrent stuff because it was not very  
> safe or friendly todo... or something like that.
> I was not sure exactly how to get around that and use the standard  
> policies, so I wrote a wait policy that does basically the same  
> thing (i think) as the wait policy for PooledExecutor.

Interesting.  I suppose the alternative is to just create more  
threads on demand which can really stress a server at the worst time,  
when it is running out of resources.


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