API thoughts...

Gavin Nicol gtn at ebt.com
Wed Mar 5 19:55:32 GMT 1997

>The term "callback" doesn't make much sense in Java since (if I remember
>correctly) you can't pass function pointers in Java - there are no pointers.
>If we are language-independent but object-oriented, callback is still the
>wrong term. 
>Abstract class or interface would be more accurate.

While I agree with eveything, I should note that you can call
a method by name in JAVA (ie. you can fake callbacks).

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