A program element annotated @Deprecated is one that programmers are discouraged from using, typically because it is dangerous, or because a better alternative exists. Compilers warn when a deprecated program element is used or overridden in non-deprecated code.
Inherited Method Summary
|abstract Class<? extends Annotation>||
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:
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 a member-value depends on its type:
Returns a string representation of this annotation.