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17  package org.apache.commons.jxpath;
18  
19  /**
20   * More complete implementation for the XPath <code>"key()"</code> function.
21   * Returns NodeSet results and allows Object values for better compatibility
22   * with non-XML graphs.
23   *
24   * @author Sergey Vladimirov
25   * @author Matt Benson
26   * @since JXPath 1.3
27   * @version $Revision: 652845 $ $Date: 2008-05-02 13:46:46 -0400 (Fri, 02 May 2008) $
28   */
29  public interface ExtendedKeyManager extends KeyManager {
30  
31      /**
32       * Find a NodeSet by key/value.
33       * @param context base
34       * @param key String
35       * @param value Object
36       * @return NodeSet found
37       */
38      NodeSet getNodeSetByKey(JXPathContext context, String key, Object value);
39  
40  }