org.opengis.referencing
Interface Factory

All Known Subinterfaces:
AuthorityFactory, CitationFactory, CoordinateOperationAuthorityFactory, CoordinateOperationFactory, CRSAuthorityFactory, CRSFactory, CSAuthorityFactory, CSFactory, DatumAuthorityFactory, DatumFactory, GridShiftLocator, MathTransformFactory, ObjectFactory
All Known Implementing Classes:
Abstract_URI_AuthorityFactory, AbstractAuthorityFactory, AbstractAuthorityMediator, AbstractCachedAuthorityFactory, AbstractCoordinateOperationFactory, AbstractEpsgFactory, AbstractEpsgMediator, AccessDialectEpsgFactory, AllAuthoritiesFactory, AnsiDialectEpsgFactory, AuthorityBackedFactory, AuthorityFactoryAdapter, AutoCRSFactory, BufferedAuthorityFactory, BufferedCoordinateOperationFactory, CachedAuthorityDecorator, CachedCRSAuthorityDecorator, CartesianAuthorityFactory, ClasspathGridShiftLocator, CoordinateOperationFactoryUsingWKT, DatumAliases, DefaultCoordinateOperationFactory, DefaultFactory, DefaultMathTransformFactory, DeferredAuthorityFactory, DirectAuthorityFactory, DirectEpsgFactory, EPSGCRSAuthorityFactory, EsriExtension, FactoryUsingAnsiSQL, FactoryUsingSQL, FactoryUsingWKT, FallbackAuthorityFactory, HsqlDialectEpsgMediator, HTTP_AuthorityFactory, HTTP_URI_AuthorityFactory, LongitudeFirstEpsgDecorator, LongitudeFirstFactory, ManyAuthoritiesFactory, OrderedAxisAuthorityFactory, PropertyAuthorityFactory, PropertyCoordinateOperationAuthorityFactory, ReferencingObjectFactory, ThreadedAuthorityFactory, ThreadedEpsgFactory, ThreadedHsqlEpsgFactory, ThreadedPostgreSQLEpsgFactory, TransformedAuthorityFactory, UnnamedExtension, URN_AuthorityFactory, WebCRSFactory

@Extension
public interface Factory

Base interface for all factories. Factories can be grouped in two categories:

Since:
GeoAPI 1.0
Author:
Martin Desruisseaux (IRD)

Method Summary
 Citation getVendor()
          Returns the vendor responsible for creating this factory implementation.
 

Method Detail

getVendor

@Extension
Citation getVendor()
Returns the vendor responsible for creating this factory implementation. Many implementations may be available for the same factory interface. Implementations are usually managed by a service registry.

Returns:
The vendor for this factory implementation.


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