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Clonable interface

 
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As a curiosity I just wanted to know what are the scenario's where clonable interface can be used?
 
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To indicate that an instance of that class can be cloned.
 
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I know that Clonable interface is used to clone the object on which clone method is called. But which are the idle situations where clonable is likely to be used to clone the object. Because I read in javadoc that said to avoid using clonable interface or use it carefully.
 
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Please search; there was a question about Cloneable earlier this week.
 
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