Java IO: FilterInputStream
FilterInputStream is a base class for implementing your own filtering input streams. Basically
it just overrides all methods in
Personally, I see no sensible purpose for this class.
I cannot see that this class actually
adds or changes any behaviour in
InputStream except that it takes an
in its constructor.
If you choose to extend this class you might
as well extend the
InputStream class directly, and avoid the extra class in the hierarchy.