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Armstrong D
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Hi
Mughal book page no 123 says
" For a final variable of a reference type it means that its reference value cannot be changed, but the state of the object it references may be changed"
am getting confused with this, can anybody explain please,
Thank's in Advance
Armstrong
Marilyn de Queiroz
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Marilyn de Queiroz
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[ July 01, 2002: Message edited by: Marilyn deQueiroz ]
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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