1    /*
2     * Copyright 2006 :torweg free software group
3     *
4     * This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
5     * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
6     * the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
7     * (at your option) any later version.
8     * 
9     * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
10    * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
11    * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
12    * GNU General Public License for more details.
13    * 
14    * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
15    * along with this program.  If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
16    *
17    */
18   package org.torweg.pulse.bundle;
19   
20   import org.jdom.Element;
21   
22   /**
23    * is an interface for classes which can be deserialised to an
24    * {@code org.jdom.Element}.
25    * 
26    * @author Thomas Weber
27    * @version $Revision: 1383 $
28    */
29   public interface JDOMable {
30   
31       /**
32        * this will deserialize the state of the {@code JDOMable} as a JDOM
33        * Element.
34        * 
35        * @return the state of the {@code JDOMable} as a JDOM Element
36        */
37       Element deserializeToJDOM();
38   }
39