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srikanth reddy
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Joined: Jul 28, 2005
Posts: 252

hi friends,

the first two System.out.println statements are printing false....
do they follow different from what strings follow??
can anyone clarify my doubt??


agrah upadhyay
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Joined: Sep 01, 2005
Posts: 579

For StringBuffer class,equals() method is not overridden as for String class{which tests for content and NOT reference).So For StringBuffer,== and equals() behaves in same manner.Right?
Rishi Chopra
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Joined: Mar 07, 2004
Posts: 108
StringBuffer do not override eqauls method present in Object class
so will get the same method that the object class has..
and Object class has equals method that perfomrs == comparison underneath

so the result of sb1.eqausl(sb2) will b same as sb1==sb2 which in this case is false.

hope this helps

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