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Two public classes in a file

Anonymous
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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
Posts: 18944
Can a file hold two public classes?
//file name test.java
public class test
{}
public class test1
{}
This gives a compilation error:
"test.java:3: Public class test1 must be defined in a file called "test1.java".
I remember reading a posting in javaranch that a file can contain
2 public classes.
Tony Alicea
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Joined: Jan 30, 2000
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In plain vanilla Sun JDK, at most ONE package level (i.e., non-nested top level) class in a file can be <CODE>public</CODE>


Tony Alicea
Senior Java Web Application Developer, SCPJ2, SCWCD
jafarali
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Joined: Jul 15, 2000
Posts: 37
class file for public class should be named same.
eg:
public class fun {
}
should be written in 'fun.java'
and you can't have duplicate class names
think you can't have
public class joke {
}
inisde 'fun.java' it should be inside 'joke.java'
 
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