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1   package ca.uhn.fhir.model.api.annotation;
2   
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22  
23  import java.lang.annotation.ElementType;
24  import java.lang.annotation.Retention;
25  import java.lang.annotation.RetentionPolicy;
26  import java.lang.annotation.Target;
27  
28  /**
29   * Class annotation used to indicate a class which is a "block"/"component" type. A block
30   * is a nested group of fields within a resource definition and can contain other blocks as
31   * well as data types.
32   * <p>
33   * An example of a block would be Patient.contact
34   * </p>
35   */
36  @Retention(RetentionPolicy.RUNTIME)
37  @Target(value= {ElementType.TYPE})
38  public @interface Block {
39  
40  	/**
41  	 * @deprecated Do not use, will be removed
42  	 */
43  	@Deprecated
44  	String name() default "";
45  	
46  }