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saravanan gnanasundaram
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Joined: May 11, 2011
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what is the advantage of redefining a static method....any one give example
Greg Brannon
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What do you mean "redefining a static method?" Redefining it as what?


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Campbell Ritchie
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You can't override a static method at all. You can only hide it, which is bad practice. We have an FAQ which you will probably find helpful/
 
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