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  25 
  26 package com.sun.corba.se.spi.ior ;
  27 
  28 import java.util.Iterator ;
  29 
  30 /** This is the object adapter ID for an object adapter.
  31 * Typically this is the path of strings starting from the
  32 * Root POA to get to a POA, but other implementations are possible.
  33 */
  34 public interface ObjectAdapterId extends Writeable {
  35     /** Return the number of elements in the adapter ID.
  36     */
  37     int getNumLevels() ;
  38 
  39     /** Return an iterator that iterates over the components
  40     * of this adapter ID.  Each element is returned as a String.
  41     */
  42     Iterator iterator() ;
  43 
  44     /** Get the adapter name simply as an array of strings.
  45     */
  46     String[] getAdapterName() ;
  47 }