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static variable inside a function

jason picardo

Joined: Oct 29, 2000
Posts: 14
I hava a samll problem please help me out.
I tried to declare a static variable inside a funtion,the compiler gave me a error. I want to know why it is not possible to declare a static variable inside a function in java where as
it possible in c++.
[This message has been edited by jason picardo (edited November 16, 2000).]
Mary Anitha

Joined: Oct 13, 2000
Posts: 23
We cannot declare static variables inside a method
coz the scope will be limited to that method
asim wagan
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 14, 2000
Posts: 62
Understand this way:
non static variables are for classes ,methods.
static variables remember are always for classes.
Consider Paul's rocket mass heater.
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