This week's book giveaway is in the Mac OS forum. We're giving away four copies of a choice of "Take Control of Upgrading to Yosemite" or "Take Control of Automating Your Mac" and have Joe Kissell on-line! See this thread for details.
This is one of those questions where you might be quicker trying it yourself and seeing what happens.
If you read the JavaDocs for the forName(String) method of Class you'll see it throws a ClassNotFoundException if the class can't be found. However it takes a String, so it can only be at runtime the ClassLoader tries to load this. [ December 11, 2006: Message edited by: Paul Sturrock ]