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added in API level 1

Delayed

public interface Delayed
implements Comparable<Delayed>

java.util.concurrent.Delayed


A mix-in style interface for marking objects that should be acted upon after a given delay.

An implementation of this interface must define a compareTo method that provides an ordering consistent with its getDelay method.

Summary

Public methods

abstract long getDelay(TimeUnit unit)

Returns the remaining delay associated with this object, in the given time unit.

Inherited methods

Public methods

getDelay

added in API level 1
public abstract long getDelay (TimeUnit unit)

Returns the remaining delay associated with this object, in the given time unit.

Parameters
unit TimeUnit: the time unit

Returns
long the remaining delay; zero or negative values indicate that the delay has already elapsed