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why can't we declare a protected fields in interface?
Joined: Aug 01, 2012
Aug 01, 2012 22:46:53
Why can't we declare variables in interface as "PROTECTED".
Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Aug 02, 2012 03:52:28
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Because an interface is intended to create (part of) the public interface of a class. Everything in an interface is therefore implicitly public.
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