Proposal: Automatic Resource Management
neal at gafter.com
Sat Mar 7 10:28:33 PST 2009
Although I understand this proposal does not address locks (among
others), holding a lock is most definitely holding a "true resource".
On Sat, Mar 7, 2009 at 10:19 AM, Joshua Bloch <jjb at google.com> wrote:
> If people feel that the locking case is important, I encourage them to
> pursue it with another proposal. I suspect that it won't be difficult to
> write. But I am less certain that it will pay for itself. I believe that
> the cost-benefit ratio for "true resources" is much higher than for locks.
> When Doug was working on JSR 166 we discussed linguistic support, but he
> never really felt the need.
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