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014
015package org.apache.tapestry5.ioc;
016
017/**
018 * A matcher of <em>fully qualified<em> ids.
019 */
020public interface IdMatcher
021{
022    /**
023     * Returns true if the provided input id matches the pattern defined by this matcher instance.
024     *
025     * @param id the fully qualfied id
026     * @return true on match, false otherwise
027     */
028    boolean matches(String id);
029}