001    /**
002     * Copyright 2005-2012 The Kuali Foundation
003     *
004     * Licensed under the Educational Community License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
005     * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
006     * You may obtain a copy of the License at
007     *
008     * http://www.opensource.org/licenses/ecl2.php
009     *
010     * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
011     * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
012     * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
013     * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
014     * limitations under the License.
015     */
016    package org.kuali.rice.krms.api.repository.term;
017    
018    import org.kuali.rice.core.api.mo.common.Identifiable;
019    import org.kuali.rice.core.api.mo.common.Versioned;
020    
021    /**
022     * <p>The contract for a {@link TermParameterDefinition} which defines a term parameter.  This is simply
023     * a name and a value that is associated with a term by an identifier.
024     * </p>
025     * 
026     * @author Kuali Rice Team (rice.collab@kuali.org)
027     * @see TermParameterDefinition
028     */
029    public interface TermParameterDefinitionContract extends Identifiable, Versioned {
030    
031        /**
032         * Gets the identifier for the term that this parameter belongs to.  May be null, must not be empty.
033         *
034         * @return the term identifier
035         */
036            String getTermId();
037    
038        /**
039         * Gets the name of this parameter.  Must not be null or empty.
040         *
041         * @return the name of this parameter
042         */
043            String getName();
044    
045        /**
046         * Gets the value of this parameter.  May be null.
047         *
048         * @return the value of this parameter
049         */
050            String getValue();
051    
052    }