Interface Refreshable

Known Implementing Classes:

public interface Refreshable

An object whose internal state may be refreshed: as in a credential object with a expiry date.

Method Summary

Tells whether or not this object is current.
Refresh this object.

Method Details


public boolean isCurrent()
Tells whether or not this object is current. Refreshable objects that are not current may need to be refreshed.
Whether this object is current.


public void refresh()
            throws RefreshFailedException
Refresh this object. The process involved in refreshing an object is per-implementation dependent.
RefreshFailedException - If refreshing this object fails.
SecurityException - If the caller does not have permission to refresh, or to take the steps involved in refreshing, this object. -- an object whose state may be refreshed. Copyright (C) 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This file is part of GNU Classpath. GNU Classpath is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any later version. GNU Classpath is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with GNU Classpath; see the file COPYING. If not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA. Linking this library statically or dynamically with other modules is making a combined work based on this library. Thus, the terms and conditions of the GNU General Public License cover the whole combination. As a special exception, the copyright holders of this library give you permission to link this library with independent modules to produce an executable, regardless of the license terms of these independent modules, and to copy and distribute the resulting executable under terms of your choice, provided that you also meet, for each linked independent module, the terms and conditions of the license of that module. An independent module is a module which is not derived from or based on this library. If you modify this library, you may extend this exception to your version of the library, but you are not obligated to do so. If you do not wish to do so, delete this exception statement from your version.