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protected class-compile error

 
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Hi, Why I am getting compile error
 
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Similar to your other topic....

https://coderanch.com/t/518655/java-programmer-SCJP/certification/enum-cannot-private-or-protected


Top level protected classes are not allowed.

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First of all, The access modifiers protected and private are not applicable for Class.
So, Why you want to create class which is having protected access ???
What is the purpose of writing a class ???

Please read more on access modifiers and non-access modifiers.

You can protect only your members ( Instance Variables or methods ) by using protected keyword ..


 
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Isac paul wrote:First of all, The access modifiers protected and private are not applicable for Class.



actually I want to correct this a little bit
we can write a protected INNER class but NOT the outer class

outer class can be only public and default

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