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gaurav gupta sitm
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go(int... z[]) //illegal
go(int[]... z) //legal

why ?
Henry Wong

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gaurav gupta sitm wrote:go(int... z[]) //illegal
go(int[]... z) //legal

why ?

Interesting. In the Java Language Specification, both seems to be valid grammar. However, the specification only give details for the simpler identifier -- it doesn't defines what to do if the VariableDeclaratorID has array brackets specified (ie. more than a simpler identifier). Or at least, I could not find where the behavior is defined.


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