Re: JavaMemoryModel: Semantics of finalize

From: Joshua Bloch (
Date: Thu Mar 23 2000 - 01:36:29 EST


   Your proposal seems fine to me. In general, programmers require a fair
amount of education concerning the use of finalization. (I've written an essay
on the topic for my forthcoming book.) I don't think it's a big deal to add
synchronization requirements to the long list of cautions.


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