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§1.22 Interface Cloneable

public  interface  java.lang.Cloneable
A class implements the Cloneable interface to indicate to the clone method (I-§1.12.2) in class Object that it is legal for that method to make a field-for-field copy of instances of that class.

Attempts to clone instances that do not implement the Cloneable interface result in the exception CloneNotSupportedException (I-§1.29) being thrown.

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