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1   /*
2    * Copyright 2000-2001,2004 The Apache Software Foundation.
3    * 
4    * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
5    * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
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15   */
16  
17  package org.apache.jetspeed.util;
18  
19  //standard java stuff
20  import java.util.Map;
21  import java.util.Iterator;
22  
23  /***
24   * Defines a standard object configuration
25   * A Config provides the parameters passed in the current request as well
26   * as init parameters.
27   * 
28   * @author <a href="mailto:raphael@apache.org">RaphaŽl Luta</a>
29   * @version $Id: Config.java,v 1.10 2004/02/23 03:23:42 jford Exp $
30   */
31  public interface Config
32  {
33  
34      /***
35      Returns the name for this configuration
36      */
37      public String getName();
38  
39      /***
40      Sets the name of this configuration
41      */
42      public void setName(String name);
43  
44      /***
45      Used to define a Portlet's parameters.
46      */
47      public void setInitParameters( Map init_params );
48  
49      /***
50      Used to override Portlet's parameters.
51      */
52      public void addInitParameters( Map init_params );
53  
54      /***
55      Retrieves the PortletController parameters
56      */
57      public Map getInitParameters();
58  
59      /***
60      Used to define a PortletController's parameter.if value is null, removes
61      the key from the stored properties
62      */
63      public void setInitParameter(String name, Object value);
64  
65      /***
66      Returns a parameter (or null) that was given the controller.
67      */
68      public String getInitParameter(String name);
69  
70      /***
71      Returns a parameter (or defaultValue) that was given the controller.
72      */
73      public String getInitParameter(String name, String defaultValue);
74  
75      /***
76      Returns the parameter names of this Config.
77      */
78      public Iterator getInitParameterNames();
79  
80  }