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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       */
46      public static final int PUBLIC = 0;
47  
48      /**
49       * Identifies the set of declared members of a class or interface.
50       * Inherited members are not included.
51       */
52      public static final int DECLARED = 1;
53  
54      /**
55       * Returns the Class object representing the class or interface
56       * that declares the member or constructor represented by this Member.
57       *
58       * @return an object representing the declaring class of the
59       * underlying member
60       */
61      public Class<?> getDeclaringClass();
62  
63      /**
64       * Returns the simple name of the underlying member or constructor
65       * represented by this Member.
66       *
67       * @return the simple name of the underlying member
68       */
69      public String getName();
70  
71      /**
72       * Returns the Java language modifiers for the member or
73       * constructor represented by this Member, as an integer.  The
74       * Modifier class should be used to decode the modifiers in
75       * the integer.
76       *
77       * @return the Java language modifiers for the underlying member
78       * @see Modifier
79       */
80      public int getModifiers();
81  
82      /**
83       * Returns {@code true} if this member was introduced by
84       * the compiler; returns {@code false} otherwise.
85       *
86       * @return true if and only if this member was introduced by
87       * the compiler.
88       * @jls 13.1 The Form of a Binary
89       * @since 1.5
90       */
91      public boolean isSynthetic();
92  }