> I am creating a ExtendedType that uses a parser-object. I want to
> reuse the parser object as much as possible. Will a single instance
> of my ExtendedType be used by more than one thread at a time? If so -
> I guess I will use a ThreadLocal to hold the parser instance.
> - Tore.
ThreadLocal makes more sense. ExtendedType instances are not thread-safe
and can be reused by multiple queries simulteneously.