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Smitha Ballikar
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Joined: Aug 02, 2005
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In one of the mock exams it sayd the finalize method signature is right.I thought it is protected.Also, if its wrong does a produce a runtime error or compile time.

vijaya bacina
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Joined: Aug 23, 2005
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the finalize() method is right... since we can make "protected" methods in super class to "public" in subclasses..
Ryan Kade
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Joined: Aug 16, 2005
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Remember, overridding methods can always be less restrictive than their parent methods. The one exception are private methods, which of course can't be overridden because they can't be seen by the subclass.
Barry Gaunt
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Smitha, are you compiling and running your examples? Or are you studying Java theoretically?

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