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what is an island?

vineel kumar

Joined: Jul 10, 2007
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hai could you please tell me what is an island in java
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Java is an island in Indonesia, but I don't think that is what you meant.

I've never heard of "island" used as a concept. Was it used in any context?

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"No person is an island, but some make pretty good peninsulas"?
Deepak Bala

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Did you mean islands of isolation ? That is related to Garbage Collection (GC)

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Remko Strating
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An island is a piece of land which is completely surrounded by water.

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William Brogden
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Perhaps the OP was refering to an XML data island. This is a browser side technology that Java makes no specific provision for.

I agree. Here's the link:
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