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Joyce Yu
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Joined: Jul 20, 2003
Posts: 6
abstract & interface are very similar. can anyone tell me when should I use abstract? and when should I use interface?
Thank you very much!
Joel McNary
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Joined: Aug 20, 2001
Posts: 1824

Thsi has been asked many times in this forum, so a quick search should yeild results. However, to save you the time, allow me to refer you to my favorite explaination


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Consider Paul's rocket mass heater.
 
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