public interface Delayed extends Comparable<Delayed>A mix-in style interface for marking objects that should be acted upon after a given delay.
An implementation of this interface must define a
compareTomethod that provides an ordering consistent with its
- Doug Lea
long getDelay(TimeUnit unit)Returns the remaining delay associated with this object, in the given time unit.
unit- the time unit
- the remaining delay; zero or negative values indicate that the delay has already elapsed