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Hi,

I read
http://www.jchq.net/certkey/0102certkey.htm
as

A Static methods cannot be overriden in a child class but they can be hidden.. I was not clear on that. Any ideas, resources, links, sample code highly appreciated. thanks in advance.
 
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This link explains it pretty well: http://download.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/java/IandI/override.html
 
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I hope I'm not too late) for you (I had a busy weekend, but there was a long discussion about the same question last week.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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