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   22   package javax.xml.rpc.encoding;
   23   
   24   import javax.xml.namespace.QName;
   25   
   26   /**
   27    * This is the base interface for the representation of a type mapping. A
   28    * TypeMapping implementation class may support one or more encoding styles.
   29    * 
   30    * For its supported encoding styles, a TypeMapping instance maintains a set of
   31    * tuples of the type {Java Class, SerializerFactory, DeserializerFactory, XML type-QName}.
   32    * 
   33    * @author Scott.Stark@jboss.org
   34    */
   35   public interface TypeMapping
   36   {
   37   
   38      /**
   39       * Gets the DeserializerFactory registered for the specified pair of Java type and XML data type.
   40       * @param javaType Class of the Java type
   41       * @param xmlType QName of the XML type
   42       * @return Registered DeserializerFactory or null if there is no registered factory
   43       */
   44      public DeserializerFactory getDeserializer(Class javaType, QName xmlType);
   45   
   46      /**
   47       * Gets the SerializerFactory registered for the specified pair of Java type and XML data type.
   48       * @param javaType Class of the Java type
   49       * @param xmlType QName of the XML type
   50       * @return Registered SerializerFactory or null if there is no registered factory
   51       */
   52      public SerializerFactory getSerializer(Class javaType, QName xmlType);
   53   
   54      /**
   55       * Returns the encodingStyle URIs (as String[]) supported by this TypeMapping instance.
   56       * A TypeMapping that contains only encoding style independent serializers and deserializers
   57       * returns null from this method.
   58       *
   59       * @return Array of encodingStyle URIs for the supported encoding styles
   60       */
   61      public String[] getSupportedEncodings();
   62   
   63      /**
   64       * Sets the encodingStyle URIs supported by this TypeMapping instance. A TypeMapping that contains only encoding
   65       * independent serializers and deserializers requires null as the parameter for this method.
   66       *
   67       * @param encodingStyleURIs Array of encodingStyle URIs for the supported encoding styles
   68       */
   69      public void setSupportedEncodings(String[] encodingStyleURIs);
   70   
   71      /**
   72       * Checks whether or not type mapping between specified XML type and Java type is registered.
   73       * @param javaType Class of the Java type
   74       * @param xmlType QName of the XML type
   75       * @return boolean; true if type mapping between the specified XML type and Java type is registered; otherwise false
   76       */
   77      public boolean isRegistered(Class javaType, QName xmlType);
   78   
   79      /**
   80       * Registers SerializerFactory and DeserializerFactory for a specific type mapping between an XML type and Java type.
   81       * This method replaces any existing registered SerializerFactory DeserializerFactory instances.
   82       * @param javaType Class of the Java type
   83       * @param xmlType QName of the XML type
   84       * @param sf SerializerFactory
   85       * @param dsf DeserializerFactory
   86       * @throws javax.xml.rpc.JAXRPCException If any error during the registration
   87       */
   88      public void register(Class javaType, QName xmlType, SerializerFactory sf, DeserializerFactory dsf);
   89   
   90      /**
   91       * Removes the DeserializerFactory registered for the specified pair of Java type and XML data type.
   92       * @param javaType Class of the Java type
   93       * @param xmlType QName of the XML type
   94       * @throws javax.xml.rpc.JAXRPCException If there is error in removing the registered DeserializerFactory
   95       */
   96      public void removeDeserializer(Class javaType, QName xmlType);
   97   
   98      /**
   99       * Removes the SerializerFactory registered for the specified pair of Java type and XML data type.
  100       * @param javaType Class of the Java type
  101       * @param xmlType QName of the XML type
  102       * @throws javax.xml.rpc.JAXRPCException If there is error in removing the registered SerializerFactory
  103       */
  104      public void removeSerializer(Class javaType, QName xmlType);
  105   }

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