com.simba.dsi.dataengine.filters
Interface IFilter

All Known Implementing Classes:
IdentifierFilter, SmallIntFilter, StringFilter, StringListFilter, StringPatternFilter

public interface IFilter

An interface to an object which provides matching on a certain type of data.


Method Summary
 boolean filter(DataWrapper data)
          Checks the specified data against the filter.
 MetadataSourceColumnTag getColumnTag()
          Get the metadata source column tag associated with the filter.
 

Method Detail

filter

boolean filter(DataWrapper data)
Checks the specified data against the filter.

Parameters:
data - The data to check against the filter.
Returns:
true if the filter is satisfied; false otherwise.
See Also:
DataWrapper

getColumnTag

MetadataSourceColumnTag getColumnTag()
Get the metadata source column tag associated with the filter.

Returns:
The metadata source column tag associated with the filter.


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