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21  package org.apache.cactus.spi.server;
22  
23  /**
24   * Controller interface that simulates a bit the controller from the MVC
25   * model in that this controller implementation classes are in charge of
26   * extracting data from the request and calling the test method to execute.
27   * Note that this is independent of the protocol (HTTP, JMS, etc).
28   *
29   * @version $Id: TestController.java 238991 2004-05-22 11:34:50Z vmassol $
30   */
31  public interface TestController
32  {
33      /**
34       * Handles the incoming request by extracting the requested service and
35       * calling the correct test method.
36       *
37       * @param theObjects the implicit objects (they are different for the
38       *                   different redirectors)
39       * @exception Exception if an error occurs when servicing the request
40       */
41      void handleRequest(ImplicitObjects theObjects) throws Exception;
42  }