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19  package org.apache.myfaces.orchestra.dynaForm.annot.ui;
20  
21  import javax.persistence.TemporalType;
22  import java.lang.annotation.ElementType;
23  import java.lang.annotation.Retention;
24  import java.lang.annotation.RetentionPolicy;
25  import java.lang.annotation.Target;
26  
27  /**
28   * Mark this property as representing a date/time.
29   * <p>
30   * Properties of type Date are automatically rendered as temporal
31   * types by the DynaForm. However in some cases other types (in
32   * particular, String properties) also should be rendered as a
33   * date. This annotation can be applied to such fields to force
34   * the correct visual representation.
35   * <p>
36   * TODO: is the above paragraph true? 
37   * <p>
38   * This works much like javax.persistence.Temporal but permits the use
39   * of any date library.
40   */
41  @Target(value = {ElementType.METHOD, ElementType.FIELD})
42  @Retention(value = RetentionPolicy.RUNTIME)
43  public @interface Temporal
44  {
45      TemporalType value() default TemporalType.TIMESTAMP;
46  }