[thelist] Java Arrays

Hassan Schroeder hassan at webtuitive.com
Tue Mar 11 13:22:32 CST 2003

Rob Whitener wrote:

> A hashmap might also help:
> http://www.linuxgazette.com/issue57/tindale.html  This lets you store data
> and index it using a key.  However, java determines the key from the data
> you are trying to store, so you can't actually assign a string index for
> data.

> Hope this helps, and isn't horribly late.

Well, dunno about late, but it's wrong :-)

The article above is about java.util.HashTable -- which does have
key constraints -- as opposed to java.util.HashMap, which allows
any kind of object, including strings, to be either key or value.

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