This week's book giveaway is in the Mac OS forum. We're giving away four copies of a choice of "Take Control of Upgrading to Yosemite" or "Take Control of Automating Your Mac" and have Joe Kissell on-line! See this thread for details.
The modifier abstract means something is missing; what can be missing from a variable?
The modifier synchronized means the block of code is under a lock; how can a variable be under a lock?
The modifier strictfp means extended floating-point arithmetic is prohibited; how can there be floating point arithmetic in a variable?
The modifier native means the block of code is written in C/C++; how can a variable be written in C/C++?
subject: Why cant instance variables be abstract, synchronized, strictfp and native ?