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Polymorphism applies to instance methods not instance variables?  RSS feed

 
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Hello All,

Is my assumption correct that, polymorphism applies to instance methods only. Not instance variables?

Thanks,
 
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yup
 
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Yes, you are right. for example in below example



output is


because at runtime method of subclass will be called but the member of parent is printed.
 
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Yes. your assumption is right. please read 2nd chapter from K & B book for more details...
 
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