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  25 
  26 package com.sun.mirror.declaration;
  27 
  28 
  29 /**
  30  * Represents a declaration that may be a member or constructor of a declared
  31  * type.  This includes fields, constructors, methods, and (since they
  32  * may be nested) declared types themselves.
  33  *
  34  * @author Joseph D. Darcy
  35  * @author Scott Seligman
  36  * @since 1.5
  37  */
  38 
  39 public interface MemberDeclaration extends Declaration {
  40 
  41     /**
  42      * Returns the type declaration within which this member or constructor
  43      * is declared.
  44      * If this is the declaration of a top-level type (a non-nested class
  45      * or interface), returns null.
  46      *
  47      * @return the type declaration within which this member or constructor
  48      * is declared, or null if there is none
  49      */
  50     TypeDeclaration getDeclaringType();
  51 }