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$ in identifiers?!?

Leandro Oliveira
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Joined: Nov 07, 2002
Posts: 298
is there any problem with using $ in identifiers??? I know jls states that _ and $ can be used but somebody (not here, in the forum) said it is problematic!! is it true???
Jessica Sant

Joined: Oct 17, 2001
Posts: 4313

shouldn't be....
this code works fine and dandy:

*Note the characters when printed out might not be displayed correctly in the command window -- this isn't a problem of the program, but of the command window.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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