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20  package org.apache.directory.api.asn1.ber.tlv;
21  
22  
23  /**
24   * A MBean used to get stats on the decoding process.
25   * 
26   * @author <a href="mailto:dev@directory.apache.org">Apache Directory Project</a>
27   */
28  public interface TLVBerDecoderMBean
29  {
30      /**
31       * Get the actual maximum number of bytes that can be used to encode the
32       * Length
33       * 
34       * @return The maximum bytes of the Length
35       */
36      int getMaxLengthLength();
37  
38  
39      /**
40       * Get the actual maximum number of bytes that can be used to encode the Tag
41       * 
42       * @return The maximum length of the Tag
43       */
44      int getMaxTagLength();
45  
46  
47      /**
48       * Tell if indefinite length form could be used for Length
49       * 
50       * @return <code>true</code> if the Indefinite form is allowed
51       */
52      boolean isIndefiniteLengthAllowed();
53  }