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25  
26  package java.lang.annotation;
27  
28  /**
29   * Thrown when the annotation parser attempts to read an annotation
30   * from a class file and determines that the annotation is malformed.
31   * This error can be thrown by the {@linkplain
32   * java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement API used to read annotations
33   * reflectively}.
34   *
35   * @author  Josh Bloch
36   * @see     java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement
37   * @since   1.5
38   */
39  public class AnnotationFormatError extends Error {
40      private static final long serialVersionUID = -4256701562333669892L;
41  
42      /**
43       * Constructs a new <tt>AnnotationFormatError</tt> with the specified
44       * detail message.
45       *
46       * @param   message   the detail message.
47       */
48      public AnnotationFormatError(String message) {
49          super(message);
50      }
51  
52      /**
53       * Constructs a new <tt>AnnotationFormatError</tt> with the specified
54       * detail message and cause.  Note that the detail message associated
55       * with <code>cause</code> is <i>not</i> automatically incorporated in
56       * this error's detail message.
57       *
58       * @param  message the detail message
59       * @param  cause the cause (A <tt>null</tt> value is permitted, and
60       *     indicates that the cause is nonexistent or unknown.)
61       */
62      public AnnotationFormatError(String message, Throwable cause) {
63          super(message, cause);
64      }
65  
66  
67      /**
68       * Constructs a new <tt>AnnotationFormatError</tt> with the specified
69       * cause and a detail message of
70       * <tt>(cause == null ? null : cause.toString())</tt> (which
71       * typically contains the class and detail message of <tt>cause</tt>).
72       *
73       * @param  cause the cause (A <tt>null</tt> value is permitted, and
74       *     indicates that the cause is nonexistent or unknown.)
75       */
76      public AnnotationFormatError(Throwable cause) {
77          super(cause);
78      }
79  }