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Opposite of a Union
Joined: Aug 12, 2003
Aug 14, 2003 15:34:00
I can't remember the term. Can anyone tell me? It's when you take 2 sets of data and only keep data that's in both sets. also, does
have a function that performs this action?
Joined: Jun 06, 2002
Aug 14, 2003 15:38:00
That's called an "intersection". The Java function, in the Set interface, is retainAll().
Union is addAll(). Set subtraction is removeAll().
Ron Newman - SCJP 1.2 (100%, 7 August 2002)
It is sorta covered in the
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