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Edward Chen
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If I have
java.Util.List<Address> addressList;

how could I use java reflection to get the "Address" info in the above?

Thanks.
Keith Lynn
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Joined: Feb 07, 2005
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Do you mean determine what the type parameter was?

Remember that type information is erased by the compiler.
Ilja Preuss
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With other words, you couldn't.


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