This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
As ArrayList & Linked List are both of type �List�, and both share the common parent �AbstractList�, why does this fail. Is it LinkedList�s intermediate parent AbstractSequentialList spoiling the party?