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arivu mathi
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Joined: Jun 26, 2006
Posts: 38
can we use this reference inside a static method or a class?
can we use static and native together?
can anyone explain this?
Arafat Nalkhande
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Joined: Jul 20, 2006
Posts: 51
We cannot use 'this' refernce inside the static methods.
Reason for it is that 'this' belongs to an instance whereas static stuff does not belong to any particular instance, but to the class in general.


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Gowher Naik
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Joined: Feb 07, 2005
Posts: 643
this is non static and cannot be refered from static context.
A method can be both native and staic.
 
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