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16
17 package org.apache.jetspeed.services.portletfactory;
18
19 //jetspeed stuff
20
import org.apache.jetspeed.portal.Portlet;
21 import org.apache.jetspeed.portal.PortletException;
22 import org.apache.jetspeed.om.profile.Entry;
23 import org.apache.turbine.services.Service;
24  
25 /**
26  * This service handles the creation of Portlet objects
27  *
28  * @author <a HREF="mailto:raphael@apache.org">RaphaŽl Luta</a>
29  * @version $Id: PortletFactoryService.java,v 1.4 2004/02/23 03:36:42 jford Exp $
30  */

31 public interface PortletFactoryService extends Service
32 {
33
34     /** The default control to use when none is specified */
35     public String JavaDoc SERVICE_NAME = "PortletFactory";
36             
37     /**
38      * Given a PSML Entry return an instanciated Portlet.
39      *
40      * @param entry a PSML Entry describing a portlet
41      * @return an instanciated portlet corresponding to this entry
42      */

43     public Portlet getPortlet( Entry entry ) throws PortletException;
44
45     /**
46      * Given a Portlet registry entry name, instanciate it
47      *
48      * @param name the name of a portlet in the registry
49      * @return an instanciated portlet corresponding to this entry
50      */

51     public Portlet getPortlet( String JavaDoc name, String JavaDoc id ) throws PortletException;
52 }
53
54
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