use of private & public in ASP

what's the use of private and public variables in ASP? i know their meaning in VB but can't understand in active server pages. i will appreciate if you give an example.
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freshmeatCommented:
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never heard about such type variables in ASP
interesting, i wanna know more
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omavidenizAuthor Commented:
i'm confused a little. i'm asking about private and public var types in VBScript. i don't find any use of them...
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myucelCommented:
declaring a variable in vbscript as private prevents other jscript codes to get it's value.

but declaring it as public enables jscripts to get this variable to work with.

so public & public are only take use of it between vbscript to jscripts...

<SCRIPT LANGUAGE=VBS>
public var1
private var2
</SCRIPT>

<SCRIPT LANGUAGE=JSCRIPT>
var1 = 10
var2 = 12  // error, undeclared var...
</SCRIPT>
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