org.pfsw.odem
Interface IExplorationContext

All Superinterfaces:
IExplorationModelObject, IObjectProperties
All Known Implementing Classes:
Workset

public interface IExplorationContext
extends IExplorationModelObject

Exploration of dependencies always must happen in a particular context. That is, all elements that can be analyzed are included in this context. Anything not in this context is out of scope for exploration.

Version:
1.0
Author:
M.Duchrow

Method Summary
 java.util.Collection<IContainer> getContainers()
          Returns all containers of this exploration context.
 java.lang.String getDescription()
          Returns a text that describes the context.
 
Methods inherited from interface org.pfsw.odem.IExplorationModelObject
getContext, getName
 
Methods inherited from interface org.pfsw.odem.IObjectProperties
getProperty, getPropertyNames, setProperty
 

Method Detail

getDescription

java.lang.String getDescription()
Returns a text that describes the context.

Returns:
A text or null

getContainers

java.util.Collection<IContainer> getContainers()
Returns all containers of this exploration context. Theis method never returns null. If this context has no sub containers an empty collection will be returned. The result collection is always a copy. That means, manipulating the array does not affect the internal state/structure of this container,