@Documented @Retention(value=RUNTIME) @Target(value=ANNOTATION_TYPE) public @interface Inherited
Note that this meta-annotation type has no effect if the annotated type is used to annotate anything other than a class. Note also that this meta-annotation only causes annotations to be inherited from superclasses; annotations on implemented interfaces have no effect.
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