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  25 
  26 package java.awt.datatransfer;
  27 
  28 /**
  29  * Defines the interface for classes that will provide data to
  30  * a clipboard. An instance of this interface becomes the owner
  31  * of the contents of a clipboard (clipboard owner) if it is
  32  * passed as an argument to
  33  * {@link java.awt.datatransfer.Clipboard#setContents} method of
  34  * the clipboard and this method returns successfully.
  35  * The instance remains the clipboard owner until another application
  36  * or another object within this application asserts ownership
  37  * of this clipboard.
  38  *
  39  * @see java.awt.datatransfer.Clipboard
  40  *
  41  * @author      Amy Fowler
  42  */
  43 
  44 public interface ClipboardOwner {
  45 
  46     /**
  47      * Notifies this object that it is no longer the clipboard owner.
  48      * This method will be called when another application or another
  49      * object within this application asserts ownership of the clipboard.
  50      *
  51      * @param clipboard the clipboard that is no longer owned
  52      * @param contents the contents which this owner had placed on the clipboard
  53      */
  54     public void lostOwnership(Clipboard clipboard, Transferable contents);
  55 
  56 }