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String Object or Literal
Joined: Dec 16, 2005
Sep 17, 2006 14:19:00
From the following statment the
has literal value or object reference? Pls advice me.
Long x = new Long("10");
String s1 = x.toString();
Joined: Aug 03, 2002
Sep 17, 2006 14:44:00
s1 refers to a String object. It is not the same object as the String literal "10".
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1. I read the API
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program based on your code.
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