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Sathya Shanmugam
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what is the term generic reference variable. I know reference var but what is generic, could anyone pls give some example... :roll:
marc weber
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Try this Sun tutorial on Generics.


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Jeff Mayer
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Originally posted by Sathya Shanmugam:
what is the term generic reference variable.

Well, it depends on the context.

A reference variable of type Object, for example, can be considered a generic reference variable, since it can be used to reference any kind of object.

Or, in another context, it may be related to Generics...
 
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