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TypePriorityList.java

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package org.apache.uima.resource.metadata;

/**
 * Declares a relative priority between CAS types. This object contains a single list of types. One
 * or more <code>TypePriorityList</code> objects can be grouped together to define a complete
 * <code>TypePriorities</code> declaration for a type system.
 * <p>
 * This object implements <code>MetaDataObject</code>, which implements
 * {@link org.apache.uima.util.XMLizable}, so it can be serialized to and deserialized from an XML
 * element.
 * 
 * @see TypePriorities
 * 
 */
00034 public interface TypePriorityList extends MetaDataObject {

  /**
   * Gets the type names, in order of their priority.
   * 
   * @return an array of type names, in order of their priority
   */
  public String[] getTypes();

  /**
   * Sets the type names, in order of their priority.
   * 
   * @param aTypeNames
   *          an array type names, in order of their priority
   */
  public void setTypes(String[] aTypeNames);

  /**
   * Adds a type at the end of the priority list.
   * 
   * @param aTypeName
   *          the type name to add
   */
  public void addType(String aTypeName);

  /**
   * Removes a type from the priority list.
   * 
   * @param aTypeName
   *          the type name to remove
   */
  public void removeType(String aTypeName);
}

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