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All the material in this section is covered in more detail in earlier sections.
But, if you are a real old-timer and only know Java 1.4 or earlier (Gasp! How 20th century!),
this section might be useful for you. Please note that this section was created in the early
days of Java 5 and has not been updated since then.
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