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inheritance of protected attribute

 
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How can I explain that the class Test is correct so that the attribute x shouldn't be visible (x attribute should become private in Child class because of the inheritance mechanism, shoudn't it ?)

[ April 16, 2008: Message edited by: Nicolas DE GROOTE ]
[ April 16, 2008: Message edited by: Nicolas DE GROOTE ]
 
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Protected members are accessible in both subclass and in same package. If you make same Test class in different package, then the member x wont be accessible.
 
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