Proposal: Automatic Resource Management
reinier at zwitserloot.com
Tue Mar 3 18:26:13 PST 2009
The new Disposable idea makes this proposal much cleaner, Josh. I like
Neal, could you perhaps elaborate on the pain that Disposable is going
to cause? Insinuating that proposals are Bad Ideas without any
specifics whatsoever seems better suited to some sort of voting cycle.
On this mailing list it seems counter-productive to say the least.
On Mar 4, 2009, at 03:08, Neal Gafter wrote:
> Given all the gnashing of teeth over the fact that Closeable's close
> method throws IOException, I can only imagine the pain that
> Disposable.close() throwing Exception will cause.
> On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 5:47 PM, Joshua Bloch <jjb at google.com> wrote:
>> I have modified the proposal in light of Mark's example. The only
>> change is
>> that the Disposable interface is no longer parameterized. This
>> the incompatibility noted by Neal; so far as I know, the revised
>> introduces no incompatibilities. It can be found here:
>> http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=ddv8ts74_0vnstdfdh .
>> Happy reading,
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