Java Thread stop, suspend, and resume deprecated

I don't have much to add to this discussion today, but if you're looking for good information on why the Java Thread class stop, suspend, and resume methods are deprecated, here's a link to a terrific Thread method deprecation article on Sun's website. The article discusses both (a) why these methods are deprecated, and (b) how you should write code to stop most Java threads.

I'm just getting back into Java thread programming again recently, and this article was very helpful for my threading effort in a Java/Swing program that I'm currently developing.