public interface SchedulingAwareRunnable extends Runnable
This interface closely corresponds to the CommonJ Work interface, but is kept separate to avoid a required CommonJ dependency.
Scheduling-capable TaskExecutors are encouraged to check a submitted Runnable, detecting whether this interface is implemented and reacting as appropriately as they are able to.
true) versus short-lived (
In the former case, the task will not allocate a thread from the thread pool (if any) but rather be considered as long-running background thread.
This should be considered a hint. Of course TaskExecutor implementations are free to ignore this flag and the SchedulingAwareRunnable interface overall.