Are the faster versions of HashMap and BigInteger going into jdk7?

Doug Lea dl at
Fri Oct 23 23:43:51 UTC 2009

Ismael Juma wrote:
> [... HashMaps...]
>>From the email you mention:
> "I'm not convinced that they are enough better to commit."
> To me that sounds like it's not going in at all.

Although at the end of that mail 
I mentioned that there are several less dramatic
changes to the current implementation that seem worthwhile.
In case anyone is interested, a preliminary version with those
changes, that I put together shortly afterward is at
One of these days/weeks/months I hope to re-check for further
possible improvements and consider committing.


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