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Final variable

Lata Bagga
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Joined: Jun 13, 2007
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Hello,



By running the above code, the compiler gives error in "line 1" saying that "cannot convert from int to byte". It's fine, but when I compile the other way as:


Now it is not giving any error. I can't understand why its not giving any error here. Please help me.

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Lata
Jesus Angeles
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Here, the compiler doesnt know what value will be put in the int, a value which can be greater than 127, which cannot be automatically assigned to a byte.



In this one, the compiler knows that 'i' will have 127 always. The compiler allowed the assignment into b because he knows 127 fits into a byte.
Jesus Angeles
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Try use 128 and both codes will give error.
 
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