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Santosh Kumar Nayak
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What is the meaning of the Collection<? extends String> my_plan

Can some one explain me the above syntax.
Jesper de Jong
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That's generics with wildcards. See this tutorial: Generics - Wildcards.


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Tony Docherty
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That use of an upper bounded wildcard is actually pointless as the String class is final and so there are no subclasses of String.
 
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