Re: iterator over superclass of collection

Lew <>
Tue, 17 Apr 2007 23:46:11 -0400
Tom Hawtin <> writes:

I mean just use the iterator straight from the vector:

    public Iterator<? extends Aye> iterator() {
        return ayes.iterator();

Frank Fredstone wrote:

But then that wouldn't match Iterable<Aye>.

No, but it would give you what you need from an iterator.

Does this give you enough of what you want?

import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.Collection;
import java.util.Iterator;
import java.util.List;
public class WildIteration
   static interface Aye
     void doIt();

   static class PrivateAye implements Aye
     public void doIt()
       System.out.println( "PrivateAye.doIt()" );

   public static void main( String [] args )
     List<PrivateAye> pis = new ArrayList<PrivateAye>();
     pis.add( new PrivateAye() );

     Collection <? extends Aye> c = pis;
     Iterator<? extends Aye> it = c.iterator();
     while ( it.hasNext() )
       Aye aye =;


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