Java is being bitch about adding and initializing fields in
Object. But why should these things be easy anyway? It’s a frickin’ field, after all… I’m going to bed.
Argh… I woke up and realized I may have to make the field
transient so that it doesn’t get serialized. Nope. Wasn’t it. Having my hopes crushed is so heart-breaking.
Ok… apparently it just isn’t possible to add fields to
java.lang.Object. I guess now my alternative strategy is to add a field to every class that extends