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.
" The enterprise bean must not attempt to manage threads. The enterprise bean must not attempt to start, stop, suspend, or resume a thread; or to change a thread s priority or name. The enterprise bean must not attempt to manage thread groups. These functions are reserved for the EJB Container. Allowing the enterprise bean to manage threads would decrease the Container's ability to properly manage the runtime environment. ----- From the Sun EJB 2.0 spec. Sorry about the delay.