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protected access from different package

 
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Source: Enthuware v4

output: Compiler error: i has protected access in p1.A


Although, class B extends class A and 'i' is a protected member of A, B still cannot access i, (now this is imp) THROUGH A's reference because B is not involved in the implementation of A.


Can someone clarify this, and how code should be.
 
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Hi,

Protected members are not accessable in other package unless through inheritance. a.i is not inherid. (But b.i is)

Teo
 
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ah right.. protected members are only available through inheritance.. the given quote misleaded me a little.
 
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Protected members are visible to subclasses and to classes in the same package. It is not restricted to only subclasses.
 
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