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18   *  Copyright 2008  Gisgraphy project 
19   *  David Masclet <davidmasclet@gisgraphy.com>
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23  package com.gisgraphy.dao;
24  
25  import java.util.List;
26  
27  import com.gisgraphy.model.Role;
28  
29  /**
30   * Lookup Data Access Object (GenericDao) interface. This is used to lookup
31   * values in the database (i.e. for drop-downs).
32   * 
33   * @author <a href="mailto:matt@raibledesigns.com">Matt Raible</a>
34   */
35  public interface LookupDao extends UniversalDao {
36      // ~ Methods
37      // ================================================================
38  
39      /**
40       * Returns all Roles ordered by name
41       * 
42       * @return populated list of roles
43       */
44      List<Role> getRoles();
45  }