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014
015package org.apache.tapestry5.hibernate;
016
017import org.apache.tapestry5.ioc.annotations.UsesConfiguration;
018
019import java.util.Collection;
020
021/**
022 * Contains a set of contributed package names from which to load entities.
023 * <p/>
024 * The service's configuration is the names of Java packages to search for Hibernate entities.
025 */
026@UsesConfiguration(String.class)
027public interface HibernateEntityPackageManager
028{
029    /**
030     * Returns packages from which read entity classes
031     */
032    Collection<String> getPackageNames();
033}