StreamSupport -> Streams?

Remi Forax forax at
Thu Jun 20 14:13:53 PDT 2013

On 06/20/2013 11:10 PM, Sam Pullara wrote:
> 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.
> Sam

I don't care if the class name is Streams or StreamSupport but I think 
it should be moved from package to


> On Jun 20, 2013, at 2:08 PM, Tim Peierls <tim at 
> <mailto:tim at>> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 4:56 PM, Brian Goetz <brian.goetz at 
>> <mailto: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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