If I fully documented a method in an abstract class, do I have to repeat the same method javadoc in the child class?
posted 12 years ago
Only if there are special circumstances in the implementation of the subclass. For example if for there are different constraints on the parameters that might cause a ClassCastException to be thrown that coundn't happen in the super class.
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