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> > There are no templates in java. That's a strictly C++ish concept. The way Java gets around this is that all objects are derived from a common root (java.lang.Object). As such, you can refer to any java object by it's Object handle.
so sorry to inform u that the so labelled C++ish concept is now being seriously considered for java language. the notion of templates is an implementation of Generic programming a well documented study in OO tech. not much strictly C++ish concept i'd say;-)