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Thread: just like to know what this method does as a whole

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    Default just like to know what this method does as a whole

    public static String readLine(String prompt) {
    String input = "";
    System.out.print(prompt);
    InputStreamReader isr = new InputStreamReader(System.in);
    BufferedReader br = new BufferedReader(isr);
    try {

    input = br.readLine();

    } catch (IOException ioe) {
    }
    return input;
    }
    }


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    Default Re: just like to know what this method does as a whole

    Prints a "prompt" text and then asks the user a line of text from the standard-input. It isn't really the best approach at technical level but works.
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