StreamSupport -> Streams?

Sam Pullara spullara at
Thu Jun 20 14:10:42 PDT 2013

I'm just not happy with StreamSupport. There are perfectly reasonable methods in there for library writers. I'm sure the javadocs can make it clear what their purpose is and redirect people.


On Jun 20, 2013, at 2:08 PM, Tim Peierls <tim at> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 4:56 PM, Brian Goetz <brian.goetz at> wrote:
> Streams was already scheduled to be GC'ed, which would have left only StreamSupport.
> The incremental suggestion from Sam was "Now that Streams is being GCed, can't we then rename StreamSupport to Streams, where this stuff used to live anyway?"
> It might subtly push people who would otherwise happily ignore StreamSupport into thinking that these Streams methods were for general use.
> --tim

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