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009 The Original Code is "MessageVisitorFactory.java".  Description:
010 "A factory creating MessageVisitor instances"
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027package ca.uhn.hl7v2.model;
030 * This factory interface creates message visitors. Note that visitor instances are
031 * often stateful, so you need a fresh instance on every visit.
032 */
033public interface MessageVisitorFactory<T extends MessageVisitor> {
035    /**
036     * @return a new instance of a {@link MessageVisitor} implementation
037     */
038    T create();