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diff b/w compare() and compareTo()
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Feb 01, 2006 23:56:00
what is difference between compare() and compareTo()....
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Feb 02, 2006 00:10:00
which class ?
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Feb 02, 2006 05:18:00
Q: What's the diference between
A: A comparator compares two given objects, so there are three references involved:
if (String.CASE_INSENSITIVE_ORDER.compare(string1, string2)<0)...
A comparable compares (itself) to another object, so there are two refernces involved:
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