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2  * Copyright (c) Jonas Bonér, Alexandre Vasseur. All rights reserved. *
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8 package org.codehaus.aspectwerkz.joinpoint;
9
10 /**
11  * Holds static and reflective information about the join point (Runtime Type Information).
12  *
13  * @author <a HREF="mailto:jboner@codehaus.org">Jonas Bonér </a>
14  */

15 public interface Rtti {
16     /**
17      * Returns the name (f.e. name of method of field).
18      *
19      * @return
20      */

21     String JavaDoc getName();
22
23     /**
24      * Returns the target instance.
25      *
26      * @return the target instance
27      */

28     Object JavaDoc getTarget();
29
30     /**
31      * Returns the instance currently executing (this).
32      *
33      * @return the instance currently executing (this)
34      */

35     Object JavaDoc getThis();
36
37     /**
38      * Returns the declaring class.
39      *
40      * @return the declaring class
41      */

42     Class JavaDoc getDeclaringType();
43
44     /**
45      * Returns the modifiers for the signature. <p/>Could be used like this:
46      * <p/>
47      * <pre>
48      * boolean isPublic = java.lang.reflect.Modifier.isPublic(signature.getModifiers());
49      * </pre>
50      *
51      * @return the mofifiers
52      */

53     int getModifiers();
54
55     Rtti cloneFor(Object JavaDoc targetInstance, Object JavaDoc thisInstance);
56 }
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