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  34 package org.relaxng.datatype;

  35 
  36 /**
  37  * A Datatype library
  38  *
  39  * @author <a href="mailto:jjc@jclark.com">James Clark</a>
  40  * @author <a href="mailto:kohsuke.kawaguchi@sun.com">Kohsuke KAWAGUCHI</a>
  41  */
  42 public interface DatatypeLibrary {
  43 
  44         /**
  45          * Creates a new instance of DatatypeBuilder.
  46          *
  47          * The callee should throw a DatatypeException in case of an error.
  48          *
  49          * @param baseTypeLocalName
  50          *              The local name of the base type.
  51          *
  52          * @return
  53          *              A non-null valid datatype object.
  54          */
  55         DatatypeBuilder createDatatypeBuilder( String baseTypeLocalName )
  56                 throws DatatypeException;
  57 
  58         /**
  59          * Gets or creates a pre-defined type.
  60          *
  61          * This is just a short-cut of
  62          * <code>createDatatypeBuilder(typeLocalName).createDatatype();</code>
  63          *
  64          * The callee should throw a DatatypeException in case of an error.
  65          *
  66          * @return
  67          *              A non-null valid datatype object.
  68          */
  69         Datatype createDatatype( String typeLocalName ) throws DatatypeException;
  70 }
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