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about clone method

 
kalyan at tcs
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why clone method is declared as protected in object class , is there any specific reason for it

hoping for reply,


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Stefan Krompass
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There are several threads here where your question has already been discussed:
Look here or here

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Jeroen Wenting
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not to mention there being no reason for crossposting
 
Joel McNary
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AS this is not really beginner-level stuff (and as it is already posted here), I'm gonna close this thread.

All replies should be directed to the above thread.

(And also, kaylan, please review our naming policy)
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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