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Name

destructorsynopsis — A syntax summary for a destructor

Synopsis

destructorsynopsis ::= (modifier*, methodname?, (methodparam+ | void?), exceptionname*)

Attribute synopsis

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • language

Description

A destructorsynopsis contains the syntax summary of a destructor in an object-oriented programming language. Unlike a methodsynopsis, which it closely resembles, it may not identify a return type and the methodname is optional (in some languages, destructors have an immutable name which may be generated automatically).

Processing expectations

For the most part, the processing application is expected to generate all of the parentheses, semicolons, commas, and so on required in the rendered synopsis.

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

language

Identifies the language (i.e., programming language) of the content

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