RE: JavaMemoryModel: Mutually exclusive goals for Java memory model

From: Miles Sabin (
Date: Thu Apr 18 2002 - 10:04:33 EDT

Bill Pugh wrote,
> * Look at introducing a new unsynchronized string buffer class
> and changing javac to use the new class (and a couple of other
> improvements, to do things like minimize the number of times
> the unsynchronized string buffer is resized. Although it would
> effect only newly compiled code, I suspect we could get enough
> performance gains to overcome any loss from the copying.

I must admit that this strikes me as being independently valuable,
if only because it might open up some opportunities for better
integration of StringBuffers (and maybe Strings) with the new



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