JSR 203: More New I/O APIs for the Java 2 Platform

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News: JSR 203: More New I/O APIs for the Java 2 Platform

  1. A new JSR has been recently released that proposes new features and some enhancements to java.nio package family for the next platform release, "Tiger" (1.5). The changes include APIs for filesystem access, scalable asynchronous I/O operations, socket-channel binding and configuration, and multicast datagrams.

    More info can be viewed at the JCP (Java Community Process) site, at http://www.jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=203
  2. Multicast had to be added to Java for fully implementing JXTA discovery. And there are other possible applications of multicasting.
  3. They should add SSL (JSSE) and a way to use Http tunneling (via HTTP CONNECT) to nio as well. This is currently not possible...

    -- Andreas
  4. They should add SSL (JSSE) and a way to use Http tunneling (via HTTP CONNECT) to nio as well. This is currently not possible...

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    > -- Andreas

    It is important to add SSL/JSSE Support to the nio package