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Console behaviour in Java

 
Nick Widelec
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Directly from the official API:

Invoking close() on the objects returned by the reader() and the writer() will not close the underlying stream of those objects.


Why the object would not get close even invoking close()?

Thanks in advance.


 
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Nick,
It looks like Java has a singleton reader. The following code returns true. This means that if the reader were closes, no other code could call it later.

 
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