001/*
002 * Copyright 2009-2022 Ping Identity Corporation
003 * All Rights Reserved.
004 */
005/*
006 * Copyright 2009-2022 Ping Identity Corporation
007 *
008 * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
009 * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
010 * You may obtain a copy of the License at
011 *
012 *    http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
013 *
014 * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
015 * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
016 * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
017 * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
018 * limitations under the License.
019 */
020/*
021 * Copyright (C) 2009-2022 Ping Identity Corporation
022 *
023 * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
024 * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPLv2 only)
025 * or the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPLv2.1 only)
026 * as published by the Free Software Foundation.
027 *
028 * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
029 * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
030 * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
031 * GNU General Public License for more details.
032 *
033 * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
034 * along with this program; if not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses>.
035 */
036package com.unboundid.ldap.sdk.persist;
037
038
039
040import java.io.Serializable;
041
042import com.unboundid.util.Extensible;
043import com.unboundid.util.NotNull;
044import com.unboundid.util.ThreadSafety;
045import com.unboundid.util.ThreadSafetyLevel;
046
047
048
049/**
050 * This class provides a mechanism that can be used for generating object
051 * identifiers (OIDs) for use in attribute type and object class definitions
052 * constructed for use in representing an object in the directory.
053 * <BR><BR>
054 * Note that OIDs generated are not necessarily required to be valid, nor are
055 * they required to be unique.  As such, OIDs included in generated attribute
056 * type and object class definitions may need to be edited before the
057 * definitions can be added to the directory server.
058 */
059@Extensible()
060@ThreadSafety(level=ThreadSafetyLevel.INTERFACE_THREADSAFE)
061public abstract class OIDAllocator
062       implements Serializable
063{
064  /**
065   * The serial version UID for this serializable class.
066   */
067  private static final long serialVersionUID = -2031217984148568974L;
068
069
070
071  /**
072   * Allocates an OID for the attribute type with the specified name.
073   *
074   * @param  name  The name of the attribute type for which to generate an OID.
075   *               It must not be {@code null} or empty.
076   *
077   * @return  The OID to use for the attribute type definition.
078   */
079  @NotNull()
080  public abstract String allocateAttributeTypeOID(@NotNull String name);
081
082
083
084  /**
085   * Allocates an OID for the object class with the specified name.
086   *
087   * @param  name  The name of the object class for which to generate an OID.
088   *               It must not be {@code null} or empty.
089   *
090   * @return  The OID to use for the object class definition.
091   */
092  @NotNull()
093  public abstract String allocateObjectClassOID(@NotNull String name);
094}