001package jmri;
002
003/**
004 * This is an extension of a reporter device that is capable of collecting
005 * multiple reports in a collection.  The type of collection is not specified
006 * by the interface, since that may be determined by the application.
007 * <br>
008 * <hr>
009 * This file is part of JMRI.
010 * <p>
011 * JMRI is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the
012 * terms of version 2 of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free
013 * Software Foundation. See the "COPYING" file for a copy of this license.
014 * <p>
015 * JMRI is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY
016 * WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR
017 * A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
018 *
019 * @author Paul Bender Copyright (C) 2019
020 * @see jmri.Reporter
021 */
022public interface CollectingReporter extends Reporter {
023
024     /**
025      * @return the collection of elements associated with this reporter.
026      */
027     public java.util.Collection<Object> getCollection();
028
029}