why outer class cant be declared as static,when we can declare inner class as static. Even though i read in book that outer class cant be declared static, i am unable to understand the exact reason so can any one explain in brief description,
so please can anyone help in this matter.
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posted 8 years ago
Static means that something belongs to the class it is inside, as opposed to individual instances of that class. So a top-leve class doesn't have a surrounding class to belong to, so it can't be static. That help?