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From "Guillaume Nodet" <>
Subject Re: Why ClockDaemon instead of java.util.Timer?
Date Mon, 28 Aug 2006 07:32:07 GMT
I think we should switch to backport-util-concurrent instead of concurrent.
This will allow for easier switch to full JDK 5 later (and this is the
library used
by retrotranslator, btw).

On 8/28/06, Jason Dillon <> wrote:
> Does not look like ClockDaemon is going to ever make it into
> java.util.concurrent (or the backport).  I've also found several sources
> online that suggest that "Doug Lea says that it replaces its ClockDaemon
> class.", though I have not actually found anywhere that Doug actually says
> that.
> It also looks like ClockDaemon was added way back before there was
> java.util.Timer in the JDK... and I'm guessing that since they did not
> bring it into java.util.concurrent that it is probably recommended to just
> use java.util.Timer.
> --jason

Guillaume Nodet

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