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public interface Delayed
implements Comparable<Delayed>

Known Indirect Subclasses

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.


Public methods

abstract long getDelay(TimeUnit unit)

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

Inherited methods

From interface java.lang.Comparable

Public methods


added in API level 1
long getDelay (TimeUnit unit)

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

unit TimeUnit: the time unit

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

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