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local inner class parameters

Ken Sampson
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Joined: Sep 26, 2007
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I am not able to understand why a local variable is required to be declared final for a local inner class. Please let me know with an illustration.

Ken Sampson
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Joined: Oct 13, 2005
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More of a beginner's question.
Have a look at this recent thread; a search will pick up lots more examples in the Ranch.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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