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package com.google.gson.internal;

/**
 * Defines a generic object construction factory.  The purpose of this class
 * is to construct a default instance of a class that can be used for object
 * navigation while deserialization from its JSON representation.
 *
 * @author Inderjeet Singh
 * @author Joel Leitch
 */
public interface ObjectConstructor {

  /**
   * Returns a new instance.
   */
  public T construct();
}