Class InterfaceStability

  • @Public
    public class InterfaceStability
    extends Object
    Annotation to inform users of how much to rely on a particular package, class or method not changing over time. Currently the stability can be InterfaceStability.Stable, InterfaceStability.Evolving or InterfaceStability.Unstable.
    • All classes that are annotated with InterfaceAudience.Public or InterfaceAudience.LimitedPrivate must have InterfaceStability annotation.
    • Classes that are InterfaceAudience.Private are to be considered unstable unless a different InterfaceStability annotation states otherwise.
    • Incompatible changes must not be made to classes marked as stable.
    • Nested Class Summary

      Nested Classes 
      Modifier and Type Class Description
      static interface  org.apache.yetus.audience.InterfaceStability.Evolving
      Evolving, but can break compatibility at minor release (i.e.
      static interface  org.apache.yetus.audience.InterfaceStability.Stable
      Can evolve while retaining compatibility for minor release boundaries.
      static interface  org.apache.yetus.audience.InterfaceStability.Unstable
      No guarantee is provided as to reliability or stability across any level of release granularity.
    • Constructor Detail

      • InterfaceStability

        public InterfaceStability()