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  25 
  26 package com.sun.corba.se.spi.orbutil.threadpool;
  27 
  28 
  29 public interface ThreadPoolChooser
  30 {
  31     /**
  32      * This method is used to return an instance of ThreadPool based on the
  33      * strategy/policy implemented in the ThreadPoolChooser from the set of
  34      * ThreadPools allowed to be used by the ORB. Typically, the set of
  35      * ThreadPools would be specified by passing the threadpool-ids
  36      * configured in the ORB element of the domain.xml of the appserver.
  37      */
  38     public ThreadPool getThreadPool();
  39 
  40     /**
  41      * This method is used to return an instance of ThreadPool that is obtained
  42      * by using the id argument passed to it. This method will be used in
  43      * situations where the threadpool id is known to the caller e.g. by the
  44      * connection object or looking at the high order bits of the request id
  45      */
  46     public ThreadPool getThreadPool(int id);
  47 
  48     /**
  49      * This method is a convenience method to see what threadpool-ids are being
  50      * used by the ThreadPoolChooser
  51      */
  52     public String[] getThreadPoolIds();
  53 }