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I have a question in local classes. I was wondering that whether a local class has to extend some class so that it can be instantiated outside its context.
 
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Could you clarify what you're asking? Are you asking if you can instantiate a local class outside the block where it's defined?
 
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A local class cannot be instantiated outside of its scope, but it can "live" outside of its scope.

Such an instance cannot be referenced as the local type outside of its scope. However, it can be referenced as a supertype that's defined outside of that scope. For example...

[ March 31, 2006: Message edited by: marc weber ]
 
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