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From Patricia Shanahan <p...@acm.org>
Subject Re: TaskManager
Date Sun, 26 Jun 2011 23:30:30 GMT
On 6/26/2011 3:18 PM, Peter Firmstone wrote:
>> I think the way to look at this is to examine the non-trivial runAfter
>> implementations. If they have common elements that can be helped by some
>> utility classes, write those classes. If not, deal with each
>> individually.
>> We are now committed to 1.5, so if we did not have runAfter we could
>> replace TaskManager with java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.
> That's probably where we should be headed, since it reduces our
> maintenance burden.

It's also a direction that suggests an easy step-wise route from here to
there. I propose to start replacing TaskManager uses with
ThreadPoolExecutor, one at a time. I can begin with the easy ones, and
gradually work up to the most complicated cases.


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