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ResourceData.java
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package org.pentaho.reporting.libraries.resourceloader;

import java.io.InputStream;

/**
 * A resource data object encapsulates the raw data of an resource at a given
 * point in the past.
 *
 * Any change to the resource increases the version number. Version numbers
 * are not needed to be checked regulary, but must be checked on each call to
 * 'getVersion()'.
 *
 * This definitly does *not* solve the problem of concurrent modifications; if
 * you need to be sure that the resource has not been altered between the last
 * call to 'getVersion' and 'getResource..' external locking mechanism have to
 * be implemented.
 *
 * @author Thomas Morgner
 */
00037 public interface ResourceData
{
  public static final String CONTENT_LENGTH = "content-length";
  public static final String CONTENT_TYPE = "content-type";
  public static final String FILENAME = "filename";

  public InputStream getResourceAsStream(ResourceManager caller) throws ResourceLoadingException;

  /**
   * This is dangerous, especially if the resource is large.
   *
   * @param caller
   * @return
   * @throws ResourceLoadingException
   */
  public byte[] getResource(ResourceManager caller) throws ResourceLoadingException;

  /**
   * Tries to read data into the given byte-array.
   *
   * @param caller
   * @param target
   * @param offset
   * @param length
   * @return the number of bytes read or -1 if no more data can be read.
   * @throws ResourceLoadingException
   */
  public int getResource(ResourceManager caller, byte[] target, long offset, int length)
      throws ResourceLoadingException;

  public long getLength();
  public Object getAttribute (String key);
  public ResourceKey getKey();
  public long getVersion(ResourceManager caller) throws ResourceLoadingException;

}

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