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fred rosenberger
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
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Why would anybody ever write such code??

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Stan James
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Joined: Jan 29, 2003
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I sawa that today, too. Is there any value in having an immutable wrapped object reference? I haven't figgered any out yet.

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David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

Tis a thing of beauty, but needs to be abstracted and have a factory provided. Also, please provide an interface.
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