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 * Copyright (c) Ian F. Darwin, http://www.darwinsys.com/, 1996-2002.
 * All rights reserved. Software written by Ian F. Darwin and others.
 * $Id: LICENSE,v 1.8 2004/02/09 03:33:38 ian Exp $

import java.applet.*;
import java.awt.*;
import java.util.Date;
import java.text.DateFormat;

/** An Applet to display the current time */
public class ClockApplet extends Applet implements Runnable {
   /** A Thread to run the timer */
   protected Thread timerThread;
   /** The date object */
   Date date = new Date();
   /** The date format */
   protected DateFormat format = DateFormat.getTimeInstance();

   /* Applet Lifestyle Methods */
   public void start() {
      timerThread = new Thread(this, "Clock");

   public void stop() {
      if (timerThread == null)
      timerThread = null;

   /** Show the time, and wait a while. */
   public void run() {
      while (timerThread != null) {
         repaint();   // request a redraw
         try {
         } catch (InterruptedException e){ /* do nothing*/ }

   /** Display the time. */
   public void paint(Graphics g) {
      g.drawString(format.format(date), 2, 10);



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