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Can I choose "null", "true", "false" as keywords in real 1.4exam?

sam huang
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Joined: Dec 31, 2002
Posts: 28
I think all of them are reserved words.am I right?
Thanks in advance.
Sam


SCJP,SCWCD,SCBCD,MCSE
Jessica Sant
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Joined: Oct 17, 2001
Posts: 4313

from the SCPJ 1.4 objectives
Identify all Java programming language keywords. Note: There will not be any questions regarding esoteric distinctions between keywords and manifest constants.

... manifest constants meaning true and false and null
check out the JLS for a complete list -- also for 1.4 -- don't forget that assert is also a keyword
David Brafford
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Joined: Feb 11, 2001
Posts: 91
In the past, Kathy has stated that if these
( reserved words ) were seen in a keyword
question, to answer it as a keyword. She also
stated / hinted that you would not see that in
a keyword question. For the 1.2 based exam, I'd
say that is still good advice.
The words in the 1.4 objectives that Jessica
sites are directed at exactly this situation.
The intent of the exam is not to have tricky
questions ( find the 3 reserved words out of
the list of keywords/non keywords ). Although
some questions can be tricky, the intent or
purpose of the question is not to be tricky
( I overloaded again! ).
Dave Brafford
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