public abstract class ContentStamp
A content stamp object represent the content of an
A content stamp object is updated whenever the content of a file
changes. In contrast to a time stamp a content stamp is reverted
to its previous value if the content of the file is reverted back by
performing a corresponding undo change.
Clients of the refactoring framework don't need to take care of content
stamps. They are managed by the framework itself.
In version 3.0 not all files in the workspace are annotated with a content stamp. The
refactoring framework only adds content stamp to those files where necessary. As of
version 3.1 the content stamps are mapped to the resource's modification stamp.
Content stamp are to be compared using the
It is not guaranteed that content stamps are identical for identical files.
This class is not intended to be extended by clients.
- This class is not intended to be subclassed by clients.
Checks whether the stamp is the null stamp or not.
Methods inherited from class java.lang.
public abstract boolean isNullStamp()
- Checks whether the stamp is the null stamp or not. A null stamp
is generated for files which either don't exist or exist in a
- whether the stamp is the null stamp or not.
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