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1   /*
2    * Copyright 2004 Charles Blaxland
3    *
4    * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
5    * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
6    * You may obtain a copy of the License at
7    *
8    *     http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
9    *
10   * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
11   * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
12   * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
13   * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
14   * limitations under the License.
15   */
16  package mnemosyne.guid;
17  
18  /***
19   * Interface for GUID (Globally Unique Identifier) generator implementations.
20   *
21   * @version $Id: GuidGenerator.java,v 1.1.1.1 2004/08/07 06:41:18 charlesblaxland Exp $
22   */
23  public interface GuidGenerator
24  {
25      /***
26       * Generates and returns a new GUID.
27       *
28       * @return A new GUID (Globally Unique Identifier)
29       */
30      public Guid generateGUID();
31  }