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String.valueOf() and String.copyValueOf()
Joined: May 28, 2003
Sep 16, 2003 22:13:00
Dear all ranchers,
What's the difference between String.valueOf(char data) and String.copyValueOf(char data)?
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Joined: Jun 25, 2003
Sep 16, 2003 22:55:00
I think there is no difference between the two methods. As both the methods return a
representation of Character array which is being passed as a parameter.
Prasanna Kumar R.V
Joined: Dec 10, 2001
Sep 18, 2003 03:04:00
the Class Documentation
isn't clear about such details, then you could always take a look at the source code, which should be available in a file named src.jar or src.zip in your
2 SDK installation.
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Joined: Sep 18, 2003
Sep 18, 2003 03:28:00
Looking at the source code for Java 1.4.2, both methods are exactly the same in terms of implementation.
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