This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
Sandra: did you ever get an answer like "well, not really but it helps. you know what I mean." While most people agree that this is NOT necessary, but they realize "hmmmm....why din't I do this before". So to answer your qstn, In the short run - NO. In the long run - Yes, its derived anyways. my two cents........ - satya