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/*
$Id: Comparable.java,v 1.3 2003/02/18 11:48:48 sander Exp $
*/


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package fr.ove.utils;

/**
* The interface to implements to allow comparison abilities.
*
* @author  1999 DIRAT Laurent
* @version 2.0  02/07/1999
*/
00037 public interface Comparable {
    /**
    * Tests if the instance is equal to the specified one.
    * @param toCompare the instance to compare with the current instance.
    */
    public boolean isEqual(Comparable toCompare);
    
    /**
    * Tests if the instance is greater than the specified one.
    * @param toCompare the instance to compare with the current instance.
    */
    public boolean isGreater(Comparable toCompare);
    
    /**
    * Tests if the instance is greater or equal than the specified one.
    * @param toCompare the instance to compare with the current instance.
    */
    public boolean isGreaterOrEqual(Comparable toCompare);
    
    /**
    * Tests if the instance is lesser than the specified one.
    * @param toCompare the instance to compare with the current instance.
    */
    public boolean isLesser(Comparable toCompare);
    
    /**
    * Tests if the instance is lesser or equal than the specified one.
    * @param toCompare the instance to compare with the current instance.
    */
    public boolean isLesserOrEqual(Comparable toCompare);
}

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