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Abstract class and private constructor

Sri Rajasekhar Jonnalagadda
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Joined: Nov 04, 2003
Posts: 2
Consider the following code
abstract class A {
private A() {}
}
How can a class which is supposed to be extended
have a constructor which is private.
dennis zined
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Joined: Mar 07, 2003
Posts: 330
This will only work if the abstract class is nested.


SCJP 1.4<br />SCWCD 1.4
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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