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String s = new String("abc"); //two objects??

Max White
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Joined: Jun 28, 2008
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K&B says that the above statement creates two objects and one reference variable.I can see clearly see one reference and one object.Where is the second object?

Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 41601
I think you have got the answer on your other thread, so I shall close this one.
Please avoid asking the same question twice.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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