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Last August or so was the last time I played the rules roundup game. This was back when javaranch was Kathy's site. I remember that there was a bug in the program and that a few of the questions were ambiguous.
If anybody encounters the bug or an ambiguous question, please let me know and I'll fix it right away.
 
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I'm a new user of Rules Roundup as of this week. My goal is certification, so I expect to be a regular visitor. Rules Roundup is fun; but at times I find myself wondering what # question am I on? There is no # reference with the questions. This could be useful in determining whether one has sufficient time to complete the questions if interrupted. Unless adding # references defeats the original intent of Rules Roundup, please add #'s. Thanks!
P.S.: I learned of this site via a posting in a discussion thread through the Gamelan link at the java.sun website. Thank you to whoever directed new Java users to Javaranch.
 
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One of these days I'm going to dig through the game and add a few things. But only after I can remember what the bug is.
 
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I found this:
Class Y is a subclass of class X. Will this compile? Y myY = new Y(); X myX = y;
The answer says it will compile - making some comment about how a parent class reference can hold a subclass type. From the answer, I believe the X myX = y should be X myX = myY.

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The change is made. Good call!
 
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Does Rules Roundup include questions related to Java 2 & also graphics capabilities? I don't recall encountering any yet that specifically dealt with issues in these areas.
 
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I don't think so. I think all of the questions are 1.1 and 1.2 neutral.
For questions that go to those areas, check Marcus Green's site at www.software.u-net.com
 
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