Interface IAnnotationAccess

  • All Known Implementing Classes:
    DefaultMarkerAnnotationAccess

    public interface IAnnotationAccess
    An annotation access provides access to information that is not available via the API of Annotation. With version 3.0 all this information is now available from the annotation itself.

    In order to provide backward compatibility for clients of IAnnotationAccess, extension interfaces are used as a means of evolution. The following extension interfaces exist:

    Clients usually implement this interface and its extension interfaces.

    Since:
    2.1
    See Also:
    IAnnotationAccessExtension, Annotation
    • Method Detail

      • getType

        @Deprecated
        Object getType​(Annotation annotation)
        Deprecated.
        use Annotation.getType()
        Returns the type of the given annotation.
        Parameters:
        annotation - the annotation
        Returns:
        the type of the given annotation or null if it has none.
      • isMultiLine

        @Deprecated
        boolean isMultiLine​(Annotation annotation)
        Deprecated.
        assumed to always return true
        Returns whether the given annotation spans multiple lines.
        Parameters:
        annotation - the annotation
        Returns:
        true if the annotation spans multiple lines, false otherwise
      • isTemporary

        @Deprecated
        boolean isTemporary​(Annotation annotation)
        Deprecated.
        use Annotation.isPersistent()
        Returns whether the given annotation is temporary rather than persistent.
        Parameters:
        annotation - the annotation
        Returns:
        true if the annotation is temporary, false otherwise