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Nested enum in enum.

 
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Hey guys,

I've found a question like this:



And the question is what kind of import should be inserted in package pack2 so that it compiles. One of the answer is to use a static import like this:

And as it is written in the book: "You can do a static import on static object references, constants and static methods."
And thus why this import is legal? enum is none of the above cases.

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Jan.
 
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nested enums are static members of the enclosing class. So, we need a static import there!
 
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Jan Osykowski wrote:And as it is written in the book: "You can do a static import on static object references, constants and static methods."


The book was wrong here. Or rather, incomplete. Static nested types should have been included on the list. Or just refer to them all as static members, as AK just did.
 
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when we declare enum inside a class it is implicitly static and final..
the best and the convinient way to do the import of enum is static import.

This static import statement uses the wildcard to say,
"I want to do static imports of ALL the static members in this class."


and here enum is a static member of a class
 
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Shanky Sohar wrote:when we declare enum inside a class it is implicitly static and final..



Shanky, just for correction, enum objects are only static and final, but, here it's just a static member of the enclosing class. And, Mike is correct.
 
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correct, only objects are static and final,and enum is a static member of a class........
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