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Overriding static methods

vanishree malagi
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Joined: Aug 23, 2004
Posts: 5
Why cant static methods be overridden?
Jessica Sant
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Joined: Oct 17, 2001
Posts: 4313

Please don't post the same question in multiple forums, its confusing and makes the conversation difficult to follow.

I think the Programmer's cert forum may be the best match so I'm leaving the thread there open. Please post your replies here.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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