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  25 
  26 package com.sun.mirror.declaration;
  27 
  28 
  29 import com.sun.mirror.type.TypeMirror;
  30 import com.sun.mirror.type.VoidType;
  31 
  32 
  33 /**
  34  * Represents a method of a class or interface.
  35  * Note that an
  36  * {@linkplain AnnotationTypeElementDeclaration annotation type element}
  37  * is a kind of method.
  38  *
  39  * @deprecated All components of this API have been superseded by the
  40  * standardized annotation processing API.  The replacement for the
  41  * functionality of this interface is included in {@link
  42  * javax.lang.model.element.ExecutableElement}.
  43  *
  44  * @author Joseph D. Darcy
  45  * @author Scott Seligman
  46  * @since 1.5
  47  */
  48 @Deprecated
  49 @SuppressWarnings("deprecation")
  50 public interface MethodDeclaration extends ExecutableDeclaration {
  51 
  52     /**
  53      * Returns the formal return type of this method.
  54      * Returns {@link VoidType} if this method does not return a value.
  55      *
  56      * @return the formal return type of this method
  57      */
  58     TypeMirror getReturnType();
  59 }