Automatic Resource Management, V.2

Neal Gafter neal at
Mon Apr 20 13:35:44 PDT 2009

On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 1:26 PM, Joshua Bloch <jjb at> wrote:

> As for the "AutoCloseableItertor" stuff, I think it can wait for a
> subsequent release. I see it as scope-creep that distracts from the central
> goals of the proposal and reduces the likelihood that it will be
> successfully delivered into Java 7.

If you don't design this now, you may well find it impossible to add later
without introducing a breaking change.

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