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Polygon's relation to Shape

Mike Cunningham
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Joined: Nov 14, 2000
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In the Java API (1.2.2), it states that Polygon extends Object and implements Shape, Serializable.
In the JQ+ quiz, it states that Polygon MUST extend Shape and NOT implement it.
Which is right? JQ Plus seems to cover the material fairly well...but seeing discrepencies like this just sucks.
Marilyn de Queiroz

Joined: Jul 22, 2000
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Are they talking about java.awt.Polygon implementing public interface Shape? A class cannot extend an interface. A class can extend another class or implement an interface. An interface can extend another interface.

However if the question was about another class named Polygon extending a user class named Shape, that is entirely possible.

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Mike Cunningham
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Joined: Nov 14, 2000
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Hmmmm, I'll bounce back 50 questions and double check. Thanks.
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