JDK-6911261 : Project Coin: Retrofit Automatic Resource Management (ARM) support onto platform APIs
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: other-libs
  • Sub-Component: other
  • Affected Version: 7
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2009-12-16
  • Updated: 2017-05-16
  • Resolved: 2011-03-08
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Description
Automatic Resource Management (ARM) is one of the features selected by Project Coin for inclusion in JDK 7.  Besides classes and interfaces that directly implement Closeable, other types in the platform should also be retrofitted with the new superinterface to allow use of ARM.

See
http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/coin-dev/2009-February/000011.html
and subsequent discussion.

Comments
PUBLIC COMMENTS See http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7/tl/jdk/rev/c4d60bcce958
2010-06-24

EVALUATION A fine idea.
2009-12-16