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Java case sensitive

deepashree deval

Joined: Oct 20, 2008
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Why is java a case sensitive language ?
Christophe Verré

Joined: Nov 24, 2005
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Please keep it down. There's no need to write everything in capital letters.

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Monu Tripathi

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It was a decision that the creators of Java took. There is a constant debate as to whether case sensitive languages are in any ways better than case insensitive ones. Do a search, you might stumble upon quite a few interesting reads.

For e.g. see this and this.

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