net.wimpi.text
Interface ProcessingResource

All Known Implementing Classes:
PatternMatchingResource

public interface ProcessingResource

Interface that defines a processing resource. Actually this interface tags the implementing class and only requires it to have a factory method for creating instances.
The factory method is used for creating pools of the resource.

Version:
0.2 19/11/2002
Author:
Dieter Wimberger
See Also:
ResourcePool

Method Summary
 ProcessingResource createResource()
          Returns a reference to a ProcessingResource.
 

Method Detail

createResource

public ProcessingResource createResource()
Returns a reference to a ProcessingResource. This resource can be either newly created or cloned, however the implementation wishes to handle it.
Returns:
the newly created or cloned ProcessingResource instance.


Copyright 2001,2002 Dieter Wimberger. All Rights Reserved.