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16
17 package org.apache.jetspeed.services.registry;
18
19 import org.apache.jetspeed.om.registry.Registry;
20 import org.apache.jetspeed.om.registry.RegistryEntry;
21 import org.apache.jetspeed.om.registry.RegistryException;
22 import org.apache.turbine.services.Service;
23 import java.util.Enumeration JavaDoc;
24
25 /**
26  * <P>This service is a facade for all registry related operations</P>
27  *
28  * @see org.apache.jetspeed.om.registry.Registry
29  * @author <a HREF="mailto:raphael@apache.org">RaphaŽl Luta</a>
30  * @version $Id: RegistryService.java,v 1.4 2004/02/23 03:31:50 jford Exp $
31  */

32 public interface RegistryService extends Service
33 {
34
35     /** The name of this service */
36     public String JavaDoc SERVICE_NAME = "Registry";
37
38     /**
39      * Returns a Registry object for further manipulation
40      *
41      * @param regName the name of the registry to fetch
42      * @return a Registry object if found by the manager or null
43      */

44     public Registry get( String JavaDoc regName );
45
46     /**
47      * Creates a new RegistryEntry instance compatible with the current
48      * Registry instance implementation
49      *
50      * @param regName the name of the registry to use
51      * @return the newly created RegistryEntry
52      */

53     public RegistryEntry createEntry( String JavaDoc regName );
54
55     /**
56      * Returns a RegistryEntry from the named Registry.
57      * This is a convenience wrapper around {@link
58      * org.apache.jetspeed.om.registry.Registry#getEntry }
59      *
60      * @param regName the name of the registry
61      * @param entryName the name of the entry to retrieve from the
62      * registry
63      * @return a RegistryEntry object if the key is found or null
64      */

65     public RegistryEntry getEntry( String JavaDoc regName, String JavaDoc entryName );
66
67     /**
68      * Add a new RegistryEntry in the named Registry.
69      * This is a convenience wrapper around {@link
70      * org.apache.jetspeed.om.registry.Registry#addEntry }
71      *
72      * @param regName the name of the registry
73      * @param entry the Registry entry to add
74      * @exception Sends a RegistryException if the manager can't add
75      * the provided entry
76      */

77     public void addEntry( String JavaDoc regName, RegistryEntry entry )
78         throws RegistryException;
79
80     /**
81      * Deletes a RegistryEntry from the named Registry
82      * This is a convenience wrapper around {@link
83      * org.apache.jetspeed.om.registry.Registry#removeEntry }
84      *
85      * @param regName the name of the registry
86      * @param entryName the name of the entry to remove
87      */

88     public void removeEntry( String JavaDoc regName, String JavaDoc entryName );
89
90     /**
91      * List all the registry currently available to this service
92      *
93      * @return an Enumeration of registry names.
94      */

95     public Enumeration JavaDoc getNames();
96
97 }
98
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