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Why Wait() and notify() methods defined in Object class?

 
Mihir Patel
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Hi,

Please someone explain, why wait(), notify() and notifyAll() methods are defined in Object class rather then Thread class even though they are thread related methods?

Thanks...
 
Maneesh Godbole
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