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/* -*- Mode: C++; tab-width: 2; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 2 -*- * * XPLC - Cross-Platform Lightweight Components * Copyright (C) 2002, Pierre Phaneuf * Copyright (C) 2002, Net Integration Technologies, Inc. * * This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or * modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License * as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of * the License, or (at your option) any later version. * * This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but * WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU * Lesser General Public License for more details. * * You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public * License along with this library; if not, write to the Free Software * Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 * USA */ #ifndef __XPLC_IMONIKER_H__ #define __XPLC_IMONIKER_H__ #if defined(__GNUC__) && __GNUC__ > 3 # pragma GCC system_header #endif #include <xplc/IObject.h> /** \interface IMoniker IMoniker.h xplc/IMoniker.h * * An interface for obtaining an IObject given a moniker string. * * A moniker can be used to obtain a particular object using a * human-readable string to describe it, rather than having to know * the object's UUID. Human-readable strings are, unfortunately, not * guaranteed to be universally unique, so you might (theoretically) * not get the object you want. * * You can retrieve the standard %XPLC moniker service from the service * manager using the XPLC_monikers UUID, which can then be used to * resolve monikers and register your own using the IMonikerService * interface it provides. * * Note that XPLC::get() and XPLC::create() are a convenient interface * to the %XPLC moniker system. */ class IMoniker: public IObject { UNSTABLE_INTERFACE public: /** * Given a moniker string, return the IObject it refers to, or NULL if * no objects match. The returned object is already addRef()'d. */ virtual IObject* resolve(const char* moniker) = 0; }; DEFINE_IID(IMoniker, {0x6c0bb432, 0x7c32, 0x4614, {0xa5, 0xab, 0xb2, 0x5d, 0x92, 0x23, 0xda, 0xa2}}); #endif /* __XPLC_IMONIKER_H__ */