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// NSArray+DeepCopy.h
// UKSyntaxColoredDocument
// Created by Uli Kusterer on Tue May 18 2004.
// Copyright (c) 2004 M. Uli Kusterer.
// This software is provided 'as-is', without any express or implied
// warranty. In no event will the authors be held liable for any damages
// arising from the use of this software.
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// including commercial applications, and to alter it and redistribute it
// freely, subject to the following restrictions:
// 1. The origin of this software must not be misrepresented; you must not
// claim that you wrote the original software. If you use this software
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// appreciated but is not required.
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// distribution.
This category adds a method to NSArray that performs a deep copy of all
instead of the usual shallow copy. For any objects inside it, it calls deepCopy
again, unless they don't implement that selector, then a regular copy will
be done.
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// Headers:
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#import <Foundation/Foundation.h>
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// Interface:
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@interface NSArray (UKDeepCopy)
-(NSArray*) deepCopy; // Call deepCopy on anything that understands it, copy on anything else.
-(NSMutableArray*) deepMutableContainerCopy; // Call deepMutableContainerCopy on anyone that understands it, copy on anything else.
-(NSMutableArray*) deepMutableCopy; // Call deepMutableCopy on anyone that understands it, mutableCopy on anything else.