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acc ss modifier in array declarations

 
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can arrays be declared private ,public or protected .we have compilation errors while doing so why does this happen ?
 
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Where are you trying to declare array as private, public or protected. I mean at class level or method level.

Method level variables can't be declared as private, public, protected or static.



Try to compile this, it will not raise error
 
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Array is also an object and so it cannot be treated like an field variable in a class.

Maybe thats reason.
 
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Array is also an object and so it cannot be treated like an field variable in a class.



Why? If it is true then Ali'scode will have compile time errors.
 
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Yeah correct

It doesnt make sense to give modifier to something declared in a method as it is local anyway !
 
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