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GeneralBlurring the Lines Between Interfaces and Abstract Classes Pin
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Sure, except that you can inherit multiple interfaces and you still can't instantiate one without an implementation.


Depending on how it is defined, it is possible to inherit an abstract class. Two cases in point are List<T> and Dictionary<object,object>. After all, generics are, for all practical purposes, abstract classes.

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Architecturally, they still have highly different uses.


About that, I agree, so why muddy the waters with this new construct that is half interface and half virtual method?
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