This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
Isn't there more than one current thread? How can Thread methods be static and apply to the current thread and how can Thread.getCurrentThread() work on a computer that has 4 processors and up to 4 threads running simultaneously?