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019package org.apache.felix.ipojo.architecture;
020
021import org.apache.felix.ipojo.Handler;
022import org.apache.felix.ipojo.metadata.Element;
023
024/**
025 * Information slot for custom {@link Handler}s to put their own custom 
026 * information into {@link ComponentTypeDescription} 
027 * @author <a href="mailto:dev@felix.apache.org">Felix Project Team</a>
028 */
029public interface CustomHandlerInfo 
030{
031        /**
032         * Returns the custom handler information in readable
033         * format to be displayed in ComponentTypeDescription.
034         * @return Custom Handler information
035         */
036        Element getDescription();
037}