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I know what you mean about the java.util package.
On a slightly related note I’m studying for the Business Components Developer exam and you need to learn serveral interface specs.
Not a problem.
Then you need to know which comes from java.rmi., and which from javax.rmi..
Ah, an unnecessary subtlety.
Why have the same thing twice – why is one object extended and the other not? Why?
The Java libraries are riddled with this and it makes passing the certifications unecessarily hard. I want to slap whoever did this but have to control myself.
Yes, it appears to be a fact you have to know for the fact’s sake. In other words, a poor decision on cohesion has been elevated to “clever” status.