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   25   
   26   package java.lang.reflect;
   27   
   28   /**
   29    * Member is an interface that reflects identifying information about
   30    * a single member (a field or a method) or a constructor.
   31    *
   32    * @see java.lang.Class
   33    * @see Field
   34    * @see Method
   35    * @see Constructor
   36    *
   37    * @author Nakul Saraiya
   38    */
   39   public
   40   interface Member {
   41   
   42       /**
   43        * Identifies the set of all public members of a class or interface,
   44        * including inherited members.
   45        * @see java.lang.SecurityManager#checkMemberAccess
   46        */
   47       public static final int PUBLIC = 0;
   48   
   49       /**
   50        * Identifies the set of declared members of a class or interface.
   51        * Inherited members are not included.
   52        * @see java.lang.SecurityManager#checkMemberAccess
   53        */
   54       public static final int DECLARED = 1;
   55   
   56       /**
   57        * Returns the Class object representing the class or interface
   58        * that declares the member or constructor represented by this Member.
   59        *
   60        * @return an object representing the declaring class of the
   61        * underlying member
   62        */
   63       public Class<?> getDeclaringClass();
   64   
   65       /**
   66        * Returns the simple name of the underlying member or constructor
   67        * represented by this Member.
   68        *
   69        * @return the simple name of the underlying member
   70        */
   71       public String getName();
   72   
   73       /**
   74        * Returns the Java language modifiers for the member or
   75        * constructor represented by this Member, as an integer.  The
   76        * Modifier class should be used to decode the modifiers in
   77        * the integer.
   78        *
   79        * @return the Java language modifiers for the underlying member
   80        * @see Modifier
   81        */
   82       public int getModifiers();
   83   
   84       /**
   85        * Returns {@code true} if this member was introduced by
   86        * the compiler; returns {@code false} otherwise.
   87        *
   88        * @return true if and only if this member was introduced by
   89        * the compiler.
   90        * @since 1.5
   91        */
   92       public boolean isSynthetic();
   93   }

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