gov.sandia.cognition.util
Class AbstractTemporal

java.lang.Object
  extended by gov.sandia.cognition.util.AbstractCloneableSerializable
      extended by gov.sandia.cognition.util.AbstractTemporal
All Implemented Interfaces:
CloneableSerializable, Temporal, Serializable, Cloneable, Comparable<Temporal>
Direct Known Subclasses:
DefaultTemporalValue

public abstract class AbstractTemporal
extends AbstractCloneableSerializable
implements Temporal

Partial implementation of Temporal

Since:
3.0
Author:
Kevin R. Dixon
See Also:
Serialized Form

Field Summary
protected  Date time
          Time associated with the value
 
Constructor Summary
AbstractTemporal()
          Creates a new instance of AbstractTemporal
AbstractTemporal(Date time)
          Creates a new instance of AbstractTemporal
 
Method Summary
 AbstractTemporal clone()
          This makes public the clone method on the Object class and removes the exception that it throws.
 int compareTo(Temporal o)
           
 Date getTime()
          The time associated with this object.
protected  void setTime(Date time)
          Sets the time of the Temporal
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Field Detail

time

protected Date time
Time associated with the value

Constructor Detail

AbstractTemporal

public AbstractTemporal()
Creates a new instance of AbstractTemporal


AbstractTemporal

public AbstractTemporal(Date time)
Creates a new instance of AbstractTemporal

Parameters:
time - Time associated with the value
Method Detail

clone

public AbstractTemporal clone()
Description copied from class: AbstractCloneableSerializable
This makes public the clone method on the Object class and removes the exception that it throws. Its default behavior is to automatically create a clone of the exact type of object that the clone is called on and to copy all primitives but to keep all references, which means it is a shallow copy. Extensions of this class may want to override this method (but call super.clone() to implement a "smart copy". That is, to target the most common use case for creating a copy of the object. Because of the default behavior being a shallow copy, extending classes only need to handle fields that need to have a deeper copy (or those that need to be reset). Some of the methods in ObjectUtil may be helpful in implementing a custom clone method. Note: The contract of this method is that you must use super.clone() as the basis for your implementation.

Specified by:
clone in interface CloneableSerializable
Overrides:
clone in class AbstractCloneableSerializable
Returns:
A clone of this object.

compareTo

public int compareTo(Temporal o)
Specified by:
compareTo in interface Comparable<Temporal>

getTime

public Date getTime()
Description copied from interface: Temporal
The time associated with this object.

Specified by:
getTime in interface Temporal
Returns:
The time associated with this object.

setTime

protected void setTime(Date time)
Sets the time of the Temporal

Parameters:
time - Time associated with the value