The common interface extended by all annotation types.
The constants of this enumerated type provide a simple classification of the syntactic locations where annotations may appear in a Java program.
Annotation retention policy.
Thrown to indicate that a program has attempted to access an element of an annotation whose type has changed after the annotation was compiled (or serialized).
Thrown to indicate that a program has attempted to access an element of an annotation type that was added to the annotation type definition after the annotation was compiled (or serialized).
Thrown when the annotation parser attempts to read an annotation from a class file and determines that the annotation is malformed.
Indicates that annotations with a type are to be documented by javadoc and similar tools by default.
Indicates that an annotation type is automatically inherited.
Indicates that a field defining a constant value may be referenced from native code.
The annotation type
Indicates how long annotations with the annotated type are to be retained.
Indicates the contexts in which an annotation type is applicable.
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