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18   *  Copyright 2008  Gisgraphy project 
19   *  David Masclet <davidmasclet@gisgraphy.com>
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23  package com.gisgraphy.domain.repository;
24  
25  import java.util.List;
26  
27  import com.gisgraphy.domain.geoloc.entity.AlternateName;
28  
29  /**
30   * Interface of data access object for {@link AlternateName}
31   * 
32   * @author <a href="mailto:david.masclet@gisgraphy.com">David Masclet</a>
33   */
34  public interface IAlternateNameDao extends IDao<AlternateName, Long> {
35  
36      /**
37       * This method returns the language used by the AlternateName. the results
38       * are sorted by the number of times they are used(most popula first)
39       * 
40       * @return a list of languages that are used by the alternate names or an
41       *         empty list (never return null).
42       * 
43       */
44      public List<String> getUsedLanguagesCodes();
45  
46  }