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A query on keywords
Joined: Feb 11, 2007
Mar 12, 2007 00:00:00
are not enlisted in the complete list of keywords of the K&B book, page 6. It should mean that i can use these as identifiers in my code. But complier detects error if i do so. Why aren't these words enlisted in the list then?
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Joined: Mar 05, 2007
Mar 12, 2007 00:21:00
Null, false and true are not listed in reserved keywords cause they are actually literals. Hence cannot be used as an identifier.
And FYI, literals are constant value (
or number) used in Java programs.
A link to a good read is provided below:
Sunil.V<br />SCJP2, SCWCD1.4, SCBCD1.3
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: A query on keywords
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