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Ene Catalin
Ene Catalin
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Casting part of generics not very clear (in the following example)

In the "java data structure" course I got a beet lost at interfaces and generics.

After specifying the collection "<Treet>" for the type comparable, I was able to pass "Treet" instead of "Object" in the compareTo method as parameter, and eliminated the casting.

But wasn't that (paramater declaration directly with the type "Treet", no casting required) posible even before specifing the "<Treet>" near Comparable?