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Is overloading Polymorphism?`

 
prakash muthu
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Hello,
why do you say that overloading is polymorphism?
There is no late bindin assciated with method overloading.
Pls Explain
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Junilu Lacar
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This has been debated here and elsewhere many times. Do a search on "overloading polymorphism" to find threads discussing this.
My personal take on it is very liberal: since polymorphism means "many forms", then overloading is just one way of making your object/method take different forms. Of course, there are those who will argue that it isn't "true" polymorphism but hey, as long as I can do it, I really don't care what you call it
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This is my favorite conversation on the topic: http://www.javaranch.com/ubb/Forum24/HTML/009465.html
 
Michael Ernest
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Woo hoo, two Java women goin' at it! I'd normally pay to read sumpn like that.
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Michael Ernest, co-author of: The Complete Java 2 Certification Study Guide
 
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