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  25 
  26 package com.sun.corba.se.spi.ior ;
  27 
  28 import com.sun.corba.se.spi.orb.ORB ;
  29 
  30 /** An IORFactory provides the capability of creating IORs.  It contains
  31  * some collection of TaggedProfileTemplates, which can be iterated over
  32  * for portable interceptors.
  33  */
  34 public interface IORFactory extends Writeable, MakeImmutable {
  35     /** Construct an IOR containing the given ORB, typeid, and ObjectId.
  36      * The same ObjectId will be used for all TaggedProfileTemplates in
  37      * the IORFactory.
  38      */
  39     IOR makeIOR( ORB orb, String typeid, ObjectId oid ) ;
  40 
  41     /** Return true iff this.makeIOR(orb,typeid,oid).isEquivalent(
  42      * other.makeIOR(orb,typeid,oid) for all orb, typeid, and oid.
  43      */
  44     boolean isEquivalent( IORFactory other ) ;
  45 }