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public abstract interface

Joseph Sweet
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Joined: Jan 29, 2005
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Why would an API declare an interface as "public abstract interface"? Is there any difference between this and the good old "public interface"?

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Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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The "abstract" is redundant. It is the same thing as a normal interface.

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