No, it wasn't you. It is 5 year old PDF related code.

On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 8:44 AM, Dridi Seifeddine
<sdr...@iptech-group.com>wrote:

> Who is that author? I hope you’re not referring to me Glenn. Well I came
> from a C/C++ background, and I confess that my Java knowledge is a little
> bit rusty but I’m always learning, faster than you may expect :)****
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> If you look at my latest patch for whitespace management, you’ll see that
> I never do these mistakes.****
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> All the best.****
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> Seifeddine****
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> P.S. Ignore this email if it was destined to someone else.****
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> *De :* Glenn Adams [mailto:gl...@skynav.com]
> *Envoyé :* mardi 29 octobre 2013 15:02
> *À :* FOP Developers
> *Objet :* Java Programming Basics****
>
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> I've been noticing code recently that makes it clear the author was a
> C/C++ programmer unfamiliar with Java. Whenever I see these things, I am
> fixing them on the spot:****
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> (1) initializers are not required for class or instance members when their
> initial values are null, false, 0, etc;****
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> e.g.****
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> public class Foo {****
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>   private Bar bar = null;****
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>   private boolean done = false;****
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>   private int value = 0;****
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> }****
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> should be written as:****
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> public class Foo {****
>
>   private Bar bar;****
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>   private boolean done;****
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>   private int value;****
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> }****
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> (2) it is never necessary to invoke super() in a constructor, e.g.,
> super() in the following is redundant:****
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> public class Foo {****
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>   public Foo() {****
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>     super();****
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>   }****
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> }****
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> (3) it is never necessary to define a default constructor if there is no
> other defined constructor and it does nothing; e.g.,****
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> public class Foo {****
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>   public Foo() {****
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>   }****
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> }****
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> should not define a default constructor; Java will always supply a default
> constructor if no other constructor is defined;****
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> (4) however, if you want to prevent the generation of a default, public
> constructor, then you can define a private no-argument constructor:****
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> public class CantInstantiate {****
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>   private CantInstantiate() {****
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>   }****
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> }****
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