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shoba veran

Joined: Apr 30, 2002
Posts: 9
hi guys:
one of my friend ask this question to me please give me the answer of this question and explanation
// When matchXY method will retrurn true?

Amir Ghahrai
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Joined: Jun 19, 2002
Posts: 110
I don't see any relevance of this question to threads..... are the methods supposed to be synchronized?
as it stands, the program returns true when run, without calling setXY(). the static variables x and y are set to their default values of 0.
since you are only calling matchXY(), then both x and y are equal so it returns true!
am I missing something here
[ July 13, 2002: Message edited by: Amir Ghahrai ]
[ July 13, 2002: Message edited by: Amir Ghahrai ]
[ July 13, 2002: Message edited by: Amir Ghahrai ]

nupur dhawan
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Joined: Jun 26, 2002
Posts: 71
i totally agree with Amir. you might want to go through the code again and check if you have missed your question pertaining to threads , seems no relevance here with this particular code snippet...therefore it comes across as a question , about static variables being initialised to 0 , hence being equal , when the method matchXY() is called , which in turn returns true !!!

Nupur. <br />SCJP2.
I agree. Here's the link:
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