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This code should not compile:



 
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agreed, Is this a question?
 
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That's a bug, all right. Both the JDK 1.4.2 and 1.5 compilers accept this code. Jikes rejects it, however, as does Eclipse's built-in compiler. You ought to report it.
 
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I have reported it.

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