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Srikanth Reddy wrote:Should i make the utility class Util as final?
"Should" you? I don't know--do you want it extensible?
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If you are worried that the extending class could take the no-instance thing away, no worries... If your constructor is private it will never be possible to instantiate the class, even if another class extends it (well, using reflections,but that's a different story)...