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interdependence of equals() and hashCode()
Joined: Aug 05, 2002
Jul 21, 2003 08:58:00
if x.equals(y) is true, then x.hashCode() == y.hashCode()must be true.
If the above statement is true, why is that contract of equals method does not mention this requirement?
Joined: Apr 24, 2003
Jul 21, 2003 09:34:00
It does not get mentioned in equals() contract becuase it belongs to hashCode() contract.
It is sorta covered in the
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