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for example:

contract A {
    uint constant public START_TIME = 10;
}

import "./A.sol"

contract B {
    function test() public {
        uint startTime = A.START_TIME;
    }
}

If I only need the value of constants, I do not need the actual instance, right?

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The constant is defined and stored in the contract. Therefore, you do need the instance of the contract the constant is defined in.

  • Solidity should provide this feature, but they didn't. – Boyuan Wang Aug 28 '18 at 21:30
  • I disagree. It's good to define constants in places where they make sense. – Henk Aug 29 '18 at 5:58

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