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Why isn't Java's Object class abstract?

singh manoj
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Why isn't Java's Object class abstract?
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"manoj.java singh", please check your private messages for an important administrative matter.

Also, please take the time to choose the correct forum for your posts. This forum is for questions on JBoss.

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Saifuddin Merchant
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Maybe it should have been abstract. I have no idea why its not though...


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Campbell Ritchie
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Because plain simple Objects are used by some classes.
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Campbell Ritchie wrote:Because plain simple Objects are used by some classes.


They are ... But why? Just curious ...
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Check out this older thread: http://www.coderanch.com/t/432604/Java-General-intermediate/java/Discussion-why-java-lang-Object


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