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# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
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from zope.interface import Interface

class IReferenceable(Interface):
  """
  Referenceable interface specification

  Documents which implement IReferenceable can be implicitely related
  to other documents through the reference properties present in their
  content.
  """

  def getSearchableReferenceList():
    """
    Returns a list of dictionaries which represent the
    reference expressions found in the current document.

    Example of result:
      [('P-ERP5-Trade.Design-001-en',
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            {'version': '001',
             'reference': 'P-ERP5-Trade.Design',
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             'language': 'en'})
      ]
    """

  def getImplicitSuccessorValueList():
    """
    Returns all documents which the current document is referencing
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    by analysing the document content and finding all references,
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    for instance by calling getSearchableReferenceList.
    """

  def getImplicitPredecessorValueList():
    """
    Returns all documents which content contains a reference
    to the current document.
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    """