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Enum in private inner class.

Garrett Smith
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Why do I get a compiler error by putting enum SortKey inside the inner class?



Error:The member enum SortKey must be defined inside a static member type


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Keith Lynn
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enums are implicitly static
Ken Blair
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Joined: Jul 15, 2003
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...and inner classes cannot have static members. Logical consequence is that inner classes cannot declare enums.
 
Consider Paul's rocket mass heater.
 
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