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  25 
  26 package com.sun.mirror.type;
  27 
  28 
  29 import com.sun.mirror.declaration.*;
  30 
  31 
  32 /**
  33  * Represents a type variable.
  34  * A type variable is declared by a
  35  * {@linkplain TypeParameterDeclaration type parameter} of a
  36  * type, method, or constructor.
  37  *
  38  * @author Joe Darcy
  39  * @author Scott Seligman
  40  * @since 1.5
  41  */
  42 
  43 public interface TypeVariable extends ReferenceType {
  44 
  45     /**
  46      * Returns the type parameter that declared this type variable.
  47      *
  48      * @return the type parameter that declared this type variable
  49      */
  50     TypeParameterDeclaration getDeclaration();
  51 }