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sandeep Talari
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Joined: Dec 24, 2007
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what are these Legacy classes . First of all what is legacy .I'm confused explain me in detail about this legacy classes. kindly help
Mark Vedder
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In terms of software, legacy simple means old. And often times it means no longer supported or maintained. Take a look at this Wikipedia article on Legacy Code which explains in a little more detail. So Legacy Classes means old classes that are likely no longer supported or maintained.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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