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Java interfaces vs. pure virtual base classes...

Posted by thinker on October 05, 2001 at 11:28 AM

Java's concept of the interface does not require object construction because it is never instantiated. It is only implemented by another class or extended. C++ pure virtual base classes however do require object construction.


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