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  25 
  26 package com.sun.corba.se.spi.ior ;
  27 
  28 import org.omg.CORBA_2_3.portable.InputStream ;
  29 
  30 import com.sun.corba.se.spi.ior.Identifiable ;
  31 
  32 /** Factory interface for creating Identifiables.
  33  */
  34 public interface IdentifiableFactory {
  35     /** Return the id of this factory, which is the id of the result
  36      * of any create call.
  37      */
  38     public int getId() ;
  39 
  40     /** Construct the appropriate Identifiable object with the
  41      * given id from the InputStream is.
  42      */
  43     public Identifiable create( InputStream in ) ;
  44 }