public interface Annotation
AnnotatedElementinterface discusses compatibility concerns when evolving an annotation type from being non-repeatable to being repeatable.
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Returns the annotation type of this annotation.
Returns true if the specified object represents an annotation that is logically equivalent to this one.
Returns the hash code of this annotation, as defined below:
Returns a string representation of this annotation.
boolean equals(Object obj)
obj- the reference object with which to compare.
The hash code of an annotation is the sum of the hash codes
of its members (including those with default values), as defined
The hash code of an annotation member is (127 times the hash code
of the member-name as computed by
the hash code of the member-value, as defined below:
The hash code of a member-value depends on its type:
Arrays.hashCodeon the value. (There is one overloading for each primitive type, and one for object reference types.)
@com.acme.util.Name(first=Alfred, middle=E., last=Neuman)
Class<? extends Annotation> annotationType()
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