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/*
 * @(#)IAnalysisMetaData.java
 *
 * Copyright (C) 2002-2003 Matt Albrecht
 * groboclown@users.sourceforge.net
 * http://groboutils.sourceforge.net
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package net.sourceforge.groboutils.codecoverage.v2;


/**
 * Contains data necessary for storing the meta-data associated with a specific
 * marked bytecode instruction.
 * <P>
 * There is an optional "weight" value which can associate a number from
 * -128 to 127 for this particular instruction.  This will create a weighted
 * coverage value to indicate on each summary level how important it is
 * for this particular bytecode to be executed.  If the analysis module doesn't
 * use weights, then this should return the same value for all instructions.
 *
 * @author    Matt Albrecht <a href="mailto:groboclown@users.sourceforge.net">groboclown@users.sourceforge.net</a>
 * @version   $Date: 2003/02/10 22:51:25 $
 * @since     December 15, 2002
 */
public interface IAnalysisMetaData
{
    /**
     * Returns the formatted, localized text for a report on this instruction
     * if it was covered during the runtime execution.
     *
     * @return formatted, localized, human-readable report
     */
    public String getCoveredFormattedText();
    
    
    /**
     * Returns the formatted, localized text for a report on this instruction
     * if it was <em>not</em> covered during the runtime execution.
     *
     * @return formatted, localized, human-readable report
     */
    public String getNotCoveredFormattedText();
    
    
    /**
     * Returns any value in the range of a <tt>byte</tt> that assigns an
     * importance "weight" to this instruction.  If weights are not used
     * by the analysis module, then this needs to return the same value
     * for every instruction.
     *
     * @return an instruction weight value.
     */
    public byte getInstructionWeight();
}

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