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overloading static methods.

cathymala louis
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Joined: Nov 02, 2005
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Hi

If static method cannot be overloaded, then how come sleep() and yield() of java.lang.Thread can have overloaded version.

Please explain me.

Thanks.
Keith Lynn
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Joined: Feb 07, 2005
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Static methods can be overloaded. They cannot be overridden.
wise owen
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Static Methods CAN NOT be Overridden
 
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