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aswin penugonda

Joined: Jun 16, 2009
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Can any one explain me why there is ambiguity in m1 method call

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Deepak Bala

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Should you not know this answer already ? ;)

Hint: Will a byte fit into an int ?

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Shanky Sohar
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aswin penugonda wrote:
Can any one explain me why there is ambiguity in m1 method call

we cannot mix the overloading var args and widening............

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Vlado Zajac
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There should be no ambiguity since byte... is more specific than int... .

It looks like this compiler bug.
Abimaran Kugathasan
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Well, try this too!

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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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