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Duplicate Method Compiler Error

 
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code
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class Test
{
public static void render(Shape s, Circle c)
{
System.out.println("render(Shape s, Circle c)");
}

public static void render(Circle c, Shape s)
{
System.out.println("render(Circle c, Shape s)");
}
}

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code

I expect this code to throw a duplicate method found compilation error?But its not throwing?I removed the arguments to both the functions and it immediatrely throws compiler error.Can anybody help me in this
[ September 10, 2008: Message edited by: abin joy ]
 
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... because the methods have different argument lists? The order in which the arguments appear matters (of course).
 
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This is an example of function overloading.
 
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