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Only One public class per file restriction ?

 
Shaan patil
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Hi folks ,


There is a rule in java which states that
Rule 1.Only one public class per file is allowed.

I tried compiling a file in which I had declared one class as public and other class as dedfault .I got compile error which stated above rule.

What may be the isuue ?
 
Campbell Ritchie
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Most likely because you forgot the other half of that rule:

The file has to have the same name as the public class.

If you gave the file the same name as the default class, it won't compile.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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