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sri jaisi

Joined: Sep 02, 2006
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we use wait.notify,notifyall in threads.but why we have these three methods in object class rather than in thread class

Deepak Bala

Joined: Feb 24, 2006
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Every object has a lock of its own. When you say wait() you want that object's lock and thats why the methods are defined in the Object class.

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