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020package org.apache.directory.api.ldap.model.message;
021
022
023/**
024 * A request that can generate zero, one, or more heterogenous responses for a
025 * single request.
026 * 
027 * @author <a href="mailto:dev@directory.apache.org"> Apache Directory Project</a>
028 */
029public interface ManyReplyRequest<R extends ResultResponse> extends ResultResponseRequest<R>
030{
031    /**
032     * Gets the various types of messages that can be generated by this kind of
033     * request.
034     * 
035     * @return the messages types generated in response to this Request
036     */
037    MessageTypeEnum[] getResponseTypes();
038}