Why does IDEA mark this Android code as erronous? It compiles

This is fine:

 
    findViewById(R.id.cat_name).setVisibility(GONE);
  
This is not:


    findViewById(R.id.cat_name).setVisibility(0x00000008);


What gives? Both are perfectly valid integers! If I wanted type checking, I'd use an enums (or rather - Google should have, but that's another discussion). Who is checking this? IDEA? Lint? Any way I can configure it to ignore these errors?

PS: If you wonder why I'd use inline constants instead of the defined constants: I don't. But using this method causes the same IDE-error:

 

public static int booleanToVisibleOrGone(boolean visible) {
    return visible ? View.VISIBLE :  View.GONE;

}

    

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It is checked by lint inspection "Constant and Resource Type Mismatches". Press Alt+Enter and you'll see it. There you're also able to suppress checking or even completely disable the inspection.

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Ah, thanks, that fixed it :-)

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