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SocketTransport.java

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package org.apache.uima.collection.impl.cpm.container.deployer.socket;

import java.net.Socket;
import java.net.SocketException;
import java.net.SocketTimeoutException;
import java.net.URL;

import org.apache.uima.analysis_engine.AnalysisEngineProcessException;
import org.apache.uima.cas.CAS;
import org.apache.uima.resource.metadata.ProcessingResourceMetaData;

/**
 * 
 * 
 */
00035 public interface SocketTransport {
  /**
   * Returns transport identifier
   * 
   * @return - String uniquely identifying the transport.
   */
  public String getName();

  /**
   * Creates a socket connection to a given endpoint. This method blocks until all Connections are
   * resolved or an error occurs.
   * 
   * @param -
   *          aURI - URI containing service endpoint info: host&port
   * @param -
   *          aTimeout - max time in millis to wait for response
   * 
   * @return - Socket bound to a given endpoint
   * 
   * @throws -
   *           SocketException - Failed to connect
   */
  public Socket connect(URL aURI, long aTimeout) throws SocketException;

  /**
   * Invokes fenced CasProcessor.
   * 
   * @param -
   *          aSocket - Socket bound to fenced CasProcessor
   * @param -
   *          aCas - CAS to be sent to the CasProcessor for analysis
   * 
   * @return - CAS - CAS returned from the fenced CasProcessor
   * 
   * @throws -
   *           SocketTimeoutException - Socket timesout before receiving response from the fenced
   *           CasProcessor
   * @throws -
   *           SocketException - connection broken
   * 
   */
  public CAS process(Socket aSocket, CAS aCas) throws SocketTimeoutException, SocketException,
          AnalysisEngineProcessException;

  /**
   * Returns metadata associated with the fenced CasProcessor
   * 
   * @param aSocket -
   *          socket to the fenced CasProcessor
   * @return - metadata
   * @throws SocketException
   */
  public ProcessingResourceMetaData getProcessingResourceMetaData(Socket aSocket)
          throws SocketException, AnalysisEngineProcessException;

}

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