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  • From: Bill Smith <Bill.Smith@Eng.Sun.COM>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Wed, 5 Mar 1997 10:00:44 -0800 (PST)

A small point, but one I think important.

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.

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