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  25 
  26 package com.sun.xml.internal.bind.v2.model.impl;
  27 
  28 import com.sun.xml.internal.bind.v2.model.annotation.Locatable;
  29 import com.sun.xml.internal.bind.v2.model.annotation.AnnotationSource;
  30 import com.sun.xml.internal.bind.v2.model.core.PropertyInfo;
  31 import com.sun.xml.internal.bind.v2.model.runtime.RuntimePropertyInfo;
  32 
  33 /**
  34  * Exposes the core information that forms a {@link PropertyInfo}.
  35  */
  36 interface PropertySeed<T,C,F,M> extends Locatable, AnnotationSource {
  37 
  38     /**
  39      * The name of the property is a spec defined concept --- although it doesn't do
  40      * so explicitly in anywhere.
  41      *
  42      * @see PropertyInfo#getName()
  43      */
  44     String getName();
  45 
  46 
  47     /**
  48      * Gets the actual data type of the field.
  49      *
  50      * <p>
  51      * The data of the property is stored by using this type.
  52      *
  53      * <p>
  54      * The difference between the {@link RuntimePropertyInfo#getIndividualType()}
  55      * and this method is clear when the property is a multi-value property.
  56      * The {@link RuntimePropertyInfo#getIndividualType()} method returns the type of the item,
  57      * but this method returns the actual collection type.
  58      */
  59     T getRawType();
  60 }