Why is almost everything in the API final

Fabrizio Giudici Fabrizio.Giudici at tidalwave.it
Mon Sep 2 09:37:52 PDT 2013

On Mon, 02 Sep 2013 18:10:17 +0200, Christian Schudt  
<christian.schudt at gmx.de> wrote:

> I agree with that and I also recommend to have a look at "Item 17:  
> Design and document for inheritance or else prohibit it" from Effective  
> Java.
> http://uet.vnu.edu.vn/~chauttm/e-books/java/Effective.Java.2nd.Edition.May.2008.3000th.Release.pdf
> It explains the burden and dangers of non-final design quite well.


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