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Why can't we declare Outer classes or Top level classes as final ?  RSS feed

 
Greenhorn
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hi .. I wanna know that why can't we declare Outer classes as final classes ??

is there any security reason ?

thanks..
 
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What do you mean? You can make a top-level class final, there's no problem with that. Some classes in the standard Java API, such as class java.lang.String, are final top-level classes.
 
Aashish Vyas
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Ohh..now I got that..

thanks Jesper..




 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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