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bobby chaurasia
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Joined: Mar 30, 2002
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One of Dans test ( Chapter 10, exam2, Q no 5)
reads as
public static void main( String args[]){
Float f = new Float("1.0");
Float f1 = new Float("1.0f");
Float f2 = new Float("Infinity");
Float f3 = new Float("-Infinity");
Float f4 = new Float("NaN");
}
When I tried to compile, it gave me NumberFormatException.
The answer given is that it should compile and run okay.
Any clues why its not compiling ?
Thanks...
bobby chaurasia
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Joined: Mar 30, 2002
Posts: 84
A minor correction, it compiled okay but on running it gave this error.
Thanks
Barry Gaunt
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Joined: Aug 03, 2002
Posts: 7729
Funny, on 1.4.1_01 it compiles and runs OK.


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