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Default and Subpackage
Joined: Feb 16, 2006
Jul 04, 2006 09:35:00
When I imported a class from a default package into a class in its sub package, I am getting a compile error.
I did this as import DefaultPackageClass;
Is this wrong?
author and iconoclast
Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Jul 04, 2006 10:02:00
Yep, it's wrong. It's expressly disallowed in the language specification, perhaps to discourage you from using the default package for anything but trivial student programs.
compilers did allow this, but more recent ones don't.
[Jess in Action]
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Default and Subpackage
Is there a solution for it?
public methods in a package class
access modifiers and inheritance
"The use of the default package is discouraged." Should I worry?
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