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Clonable interface

 
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When i was reading about clonable interface, i didn't understood this line....
"The clonable interface defines no members" there was no futher explanation about it............ can anyone please explain it?

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Its a marker interface and the clone method is already defined in Object class.
 
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Cloneable Interface is a Marker Interface. Marker interfaces are used to specify that a class belongs to a logical family or grouping. These interfaces are used for tagging the classes into a category.

eg. Cloneable Interface enables a class to be cloned using clone() method defined in Object class. If a class does not implements Cloneable Interface, clone() method will throw CloneNotSupportedException.
 
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