Streams -- the "bun" problem

Tim Peierls tim at
Fri Sep 14 09:27:58 PDT 2012

On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 10:52 AM, Brian Goetz <brian.goetz at>wrote:

> Here are the reasons we ultimately relented and "went bun" (which was a
> painful decision):
> 1.  Reducing conflict surface area.
> 2.  User model confusion.
> 3.  Lazy vs eager.

I'm a bun man, myself, always have been, and I buy all three of these. I'd
even add reason 2a: pedagogical expedience.


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