RFR: 8058550: Clarify that TimerTasks are not reusable

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Thu Sep 18 23:22:55 UTC 2014

Alan's suggestion of using the singular is a small improvement.  I'm

 * <p>A timer task is <em>not</em> reusable.  Once a task has been scheduled
 * for execution on a {@code Timer} or cancelled, subsequent attempts to
 * schedule it for execution will throw {@code IllegalStateException}.

On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 11:54 AM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com>

> On 18/09/2014 18:52, Martin Buchholz wrote:
>> Hi Chris,
>> I'd like you to do a code review.
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~martin/webrevs/openjdk9/
>> TimerTask-clarification/
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8058550
> This looks okay. If I were wording this then I think I might word in the
> singular, as in "Once a timer task has been scheduled ...  then subsequent
> attempts to schedule it ...".
> -Alan.

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