RFR (S): JEP-142: Reduce Cache Contention on Specified Fields

Aleksey Shipilev aleksey.shipilev at oracle.com
Mon Nov 26 11:13:29 PST 2012

On 11/26/2012 11:07 PM, Martijn Verburg wrote:
> It's interesting to note that Unsafe is pretty much only used by
> extremely expert library authors (such as Cliff Click and Doug Lea).  I
> think this @Contended annotation is in that same category despite how
> personally excited about it.

Oh yes. Count me in to heavy Unsafe user :)

I'm not opposing against moving out from the root j.u.c package, I'm
opposing from burying that annotation in some random unrelated place,
which is j.u.c.atomic in my POV.


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