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Jakarta-ORO 2.0.6 API: Interface Cache
Jakarta ORO

org.apache.oro.util
Interface Cache

All Known Implementing Classes:
GenericCache

public interface Cache

An interface defining the basic functions of a cache.

Since:
1.0
Version:
2.0.6
Author:
Daniel F. Savarese

Method Summary
 void addElement(java.lang.Object key, java.lang.Object value)
           
 int capacity()
          Returns the maximum number of elements that can be cached at one time.
 java.lang.Object getElement(java.lang.Object key)
           
 int size()
          Returns the number of elements in the cache, not to be confused with the capacity() which returns the number of elements that can be held in the cache at one time.
 

Method Detail

addElement

public void addElement(java.lang.Object key,
                       java.lang.Object value)

getElement

public java.lang.Object getElement(java.lang.Object key)

size

public int size()
Returns the number of elements in the cache, not to be confused with the capacity() which returns the number of elements that can be held in the cache at one time.

Returns:
The current size of the cache (i.e., the number of elements currently cached).

capacity

public int capacity()
Returns the maximum number of elements that can be cached at one time.

Returns:
The maximum number of elements that can be cached at one time.

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