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017
018package org.apache.commons.configuration;
019
020/**
021 * A specialized hierarchical configuration class that is able to parse XML
022 * documents.
023 *
024 * <p>The parsed document will be stored keeping its structure. The contained
025 * properties can be accessed using all methods supported by the base class
026 * {@code HierarchicalConfiguration}.
027 *
028 * @since commons-configuration 1.0
029 *
030 * @author J&ouml;rg Schaible
031 * @version $Id: HierarchicalXMLConfiguration.java 1210002 2011-12-03 20:54:17Z oheger $
032 * @deprecated This class is deprecated. Use {@code XMLConfiguration}
033 * instead, which supports all features this class had offered before.
034 */
035@Deprecated
036public class HierarchicalXMLConfiguration extends XMLConfiguration
037{
038    /**
039     * The serial version UID.
040     */
041    private static final long serialVersionUID = 5597530014798917521L;
042}