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Why we can't decare doPost() as default access specifier?

Soumya Ranjan Mohanty
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Joined: Mar 07, 2010
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Why We declare the servlet class as Public and dopost() as public or protected??
Seetharaman Venkatasamy
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http://java.sun.com/products/servlet/2.2/javadoc/javax/servlet/http/HttpServlet.html

You cant reduce the visibility of doPost in Subclass .it is one of the Override rule.

also public servlet class is visible to other packages also.
 
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