|Modifier and Type||Required Element and Description|
The UML identifier for the annotated interface, method or code list element.
The specification where this UML come from.
public abstract String identifier
public abstract Specification specification
public abstract Obligation obligation
Obligation.MANDATORY, then null value are not allowed.
public abstract short version
When older standard versions are used:The vast majority of non-deprecated GeoAPI methods leave
UML.version()to its default value, meaning that the
Specificationdefault version (usually latest OGC/ISO version) is used. However there is a few exceptions when an older version of an OGC or ISO standard is preferred. Examples:
PT_Localein a way closer to the
java.util.Localemodel than the newer ISO 19115:2014.
unionconstruct for type-safety, which does not exist in the Java language.
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