inheriting statics

Peter Hall peterjoel at
Tue Jan 9 01:52:58 PST 2007

> IIRC static data members in Java are inherited but cannot be
> overridden, which may provide a bit of a catch-22 for #1 and #2?

Good point. If there is a reason why Java disallows inherited statics
to be overridden then that reason is likely applicable and a decent
enough rationale for not inheriting statics at all in ES4...


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