According to RFC 822, folding is the process of splitting a header field into multiple lines.
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Joined: Jul 12, 2004
Originally posted by somkiat puisungnoen: What is folding API ?
Eclipse 3.0 added the folding capabilitites. This means the fragments of source files can be collapsed/expended according to specific rules.(for example: collapse/expand Javadoc comments, collapse/expand method content, etc).
It is a nice features which allows you to see on the editor exactly what parts of the source code you are interested in.