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1   /*
2    * Copyright 2008 the original author or authors.
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
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10   * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
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15   */
16  
17  package org.springframework.xml.xsd;
18  
19  import java.io.IOException;
20  
21  import org.springframework.xml.validation.XmlValidator;
22  
23  /**
24   * Represents an abstraction for a collection of XSD schemas.
25   *
26   * @author Arjen Poutsma
27   * @since 1.5.0
28   */
29  public interface XsdSchemaCollection {
30  
31      /**
32       * Returns all schemas contained in this collection.
33       *
34       * @return the schemas contained in this collection
35       */
36      XsdSchema[] getXsdSchemas();
37  
38      /**
39       * Creates a [email protected] XmlValidator} based on the schemas contained in this collection.
40       *
41       * @return a validator for this collection
42       * @throws IOException in case of I/O errors
43       */
44      XmlValidator createValidator() throws IOException;
45  
46  }