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21  package org.dbunit.dataset.filter;
22  
23  import org.dbunit.dataset.IRowValueProvider;
24  
25  /**
26   * Interface to filter out rows by checking specific column values provided by the {@link IRowValueProvider}.
27   * 
28   * @author gommma
29   * @author Last changed by: $Author$
30   * @version $Revision$ $Date$
31   * @since 2.3.0
32   */
33  public interface IRowFilter {
34  	/**
35  	 * Checks if the current row should be accepted or not
36  	 * @param rowValueProvider provides arbitrary column values of the current row to be checked.
37  	 * @return True if the given value (and so that current row) should be accepted
38  	 */
39  	public boolean accept(IRowValueProvider rowValueProvider);
40  }