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From Chuck Williams <ch...@manawiz.com>
Subject Re: ParallelMultiSearcher reimplementation
Date Fri, 03 Nov 2006 21:43:35 GMT
Chris Hostetter wrote on 11/03/2006 09:40 AM:
> : Is there any timeline for when Java 1.5 packages will be allowed?
>
> I don't think i'll incite too much rioting to say "no there is no
> timeline"
> .. I may incite some rioting by saying "my guess is 1.5 packages will be
> supported when the patches requiring them become highly desired.
>   

Not being shy about inciting riots, the problem with this approach is
that people using Java 1.5 are discouraged from submitting patches to
being with.


Doug Cutting wrote on 11/03/2006 08:39 AM:
> Please consider breaking these into separate patches, one to permit
> ParallelMultiSearcher w/ HitCollector to not be single-threaded, and
> another to re-implement things with a thread pool.  The latter is more
> controversial, and it would be a shame to have the former wait on it. 

Why would a thread pool be more controversial?  Dynamically creating and
garbaging threads has many downsides.

Chuck


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