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1   /*
2    *
3    * The DbUnit Database Testing Framework
4    * Copyright (C)2002-2004, DbUnit.org
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21  
22  package org.dbunit.dataset;
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24  
25  /**
26   * A table represents a collection of tabular data.
27   *
28   * @author Manuel Laflamme
29   * @version $Revision$
30   * @since Feb 17, 2002
31   */
32  public interface ITable
33  {
34      public static final Object NO_VALUE = new Object();
35  
36      /**
37       * Returns this table metadata.
38       */
39      public ITableMetaData getTableMetaData();
40  
41      /**
42       * Returns this table row count.
43       */
44      public int getRowCount();
45  
46      /**
47       * Returns this table value for the specified row and column.
48       * @param row The row index, starting with 0
49       * @param column The name of the column
50       * @return The value
51       *
52       * @throws NoSuchColumnException if specified column name do not exist in
53       * this table
54       * @throws RowOutOfBoundsException if specified row is less than zero or
55       * equals or greater than <code>getRowCount</code>
56       */
57      public Object getValue(int row, String column) throws DataSetException;
58  }
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