RFR: 8058550: Clarify that TimerTasks are not reusable

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Fri Sep 19 09:34:38 UTC 2014

On 19/09/14 10:21, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 19/09/2014 10:14, Chris Hegarty wrote:
>> Thank you Martin and Alan. This does indeed look better.
>> Since this is a small specification clarification, of existing
>> behavior, then a CCC should be filed so it is included in the next
>> Java SE maintenance review, gets JCK attention, etc. I will do this.
> It's just repeating the assertions that are already in the javadoc of
> schedule methods. The only new wording is just the statement that timer
> tasks aren't resuable but that is implied anyway.

OK, got it. No CCC is required since this is already implied.

 From Timer.schedule(...)

    "IllegalStateException - if task was already scheduled or cancelled,
     timer was cancelled, or timer thread terminated."


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