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dennis zined
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Joined: Mar 07, 2003
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Hi all.
Are constructors part of an instance or static class?


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Gian Franco
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Hi dennis,
If I understand your question correctly you are asking whether
a constructor is part of the instance of a class or wheter it is
the static part of a class.
I don�t think it involves the static part of the class, because
something being static implies that there is only one, so if a
constructor is seen as belonging to the static part of a class
every instance of the class would initialise in the same way
and that�s not true.
I think it is part of the instance of a class, because it involves
the 'kick-off' of an instance of every new class by initialising
it.
Does this help?
Gian Franco


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dennis zined
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Joined: Mar 07, 2003
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Yes I figured it would be part of an instance class, but unlike instance methods (in an instance class), it cannot be inherited. Thanks for your reply Gian. I just needed a sounding board.
 
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