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Overriding help

why cant we override static methods?is there a simple reason for that?i cant understand the reason that i have read online

4th Nov 2017, 8:33 PM
1 Answer
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Instance based methods and data are stored in a structure allocated with the instance so children can replace a method in the parent by overriding it. Static methods don't get stored in the instance structure so they can't be overridden.
4th Nov 2017, 9:39 PM
John Wells
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