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Hi all,

I created a class named fun in java.lang package.The code snippet are as
follows:
class Object
{
public void show()
{
System.out.println("fun");
}
}
public class fun {
public static void main(String [] a)
{
new Object.show();
}
}

JVM executed the my Object class's show method.
My query is:
Why did the JVM allowed me to create a my own Object class
when there is already an Object class in the java.lang package.


 
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I'm moving this thread to the beginner section...
 
Tony Alicea
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<CODE>Object</CODE> is not a reserved keyword so you can reuse it - at your own risk
In your class, because you hid the Object class name, you can still refer to it using
<CODE>java.lang.Object</CODE>
Any appearance of simply <CODE>Object</CODE> will be a reference to your class.
 
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