Ummm... because you called validateC() from the constructor? It's always possible to access a class method from within a constructor - why not? (There may be complications if the method is later overridden, but that's not possible here since it's private.) I'm not sure what you're asking.
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This was the answer, I was looking for
It's always possible to access a class method from within a constructor