Interface Copier

  • All Known Implementing Classes:
    CloneCopier, CopyCtorCopier, MultiStrategyCopier, NewInstanceCopier, SerializationCopier

    public interface Copier
    Interface that is to be implement by classes that know how to copy an object.

    This contract makes no guarantee about the level of copying that is done. Copies can be deep, shallow, just a new instance of the same type or anything in between. It generally depends on the exact purpose of the copied object what level of copying is needed, and different implementations of this interface can facilitate for this difference.

    Arjan Tijms
    • Method Detail

      • copy

        Object copy​(Object object)
        Return an object that's logically a copy of the given object.
        object - the object to be copied
        a copy of the given object