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doubt in sleep() method
manas ranjan mandal
Joined: Apr 02, 2008
Aug 21, 2008 09:44:00
why sleep() method in Thread class is static?why is the reason behind to made is a static method?
thanks in advance
Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Aug 21, 2008 09:52:00
Presumably so you can access it without knowing the name of the thread you are running on.
Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Aug 21, 2008 12:08:00
If it were an instance method then you could cause other threads to sleep, by calling their sleep() method. That would be a bad thing.
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subject: doubt in sleep() method
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