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From "Phil Steitz" <>
Subject Re: [math][functor] More Design Concerns
Date Fri, 27 Jun 2003 06:17:22 GMT
Al Chou wrote:
> --- Phil Steitz <> wrote:

> Does staticness preclude extensibility?  I assume final-ity would, but we
> didn't declare any methods final, AFAIK.

Strictly speaking, no; but static methods do not support polymorphism 
and inheritance in the way that instance methods do.  Static methods 
cannot be overridden in Java.  check out
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