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Justin Evangelista
Justin Evangelista
7,395 Points

Shouldn't the access modifier be private?

In the C# auto-properties video is shows

public MapLocation Location {get; private set;}

but shouldn't it be

private MapLocation Location {get; private set;}

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,978 Points

If you did that, the property could not be read from outside of the class.

But this property is intended to be visible, so the original spec allows it to be seen (the "get" method). But the specific private modifier on the set prevents it from being changed from outside.