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Hi friendz,
I read these lines in a book,can some one explain this:
Static inner class must access the members of its enclosing class through and object because it is static.
That is, it cannot refer to members of its enclosing class directly.
 
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Static Context, inner classes or methods, cannot refer/access/manipulate etc instances of the same class or any other class for which they have access.
Reason; static is associated with class(s) and they cannot refer to a particular instance member because they are not aware of any particular instance(s) except when you supply a instance (or create an instance) for them to refer to.
 
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