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There is a Java Void -- uppercase V-- reference type. The only situation I have ever seen it used is to parameterize Callables

final Callable<Void> callable = new Callable<Void>() {

            public Void call() {

                foobar();

                return null;

            }

        };

Are there any other uses for the Java Void reference type? Can it ever be assigned anything other than null? If yes, do you have examples?

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Void has become convention for a generic argument that you are not interested in. There is no reason why you should use any other non-instantiable type, such as System.

It is also often used in for example Map values (although Collections.newSetFromMap uses Boolean as maps don't have to accept null values) and java.security.PrivilegedAction.

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