org.opengis.metadata.distribution
Interface Distribution


@UML(identifier="MD_Distribution",
     specification=ISO_19115)
public interface Distribution

Information about the distributor of and options for obtaining the resource.

Since:
GeoAPI 2.0

Method Summary
 Collection<? extends Format> getDistributionFormats()
          Provides a description of the format of the data to be distributed.
 Collection<? extends Distributor> getDistributors()
          Provides information about the distributor.
 Collection<? extends DigitalTransferOptions> getTransferOptions()
          Provides information about technical means and media by which a resource is obtained from the distributor.
 

Method Detail

getDistributionFormats

@Profile(level=CORE)
@UML(identifier="distributionFormat",
     obligation=CONDITIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115)
Collection<? extends Format> getDistributionFormats()
Provides a description of the format of the data to be distributed.

Returns:
Description of the format of the data to be distributed.
Condition:
Distributor.getDistributorFormats() not documented.

getDistributors

@UML(identifier="distributor",
     obligation=OPTIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115)
Collection<? extends Distributor> getDistributors()
Provides information about the distributor.

Returns:
Information about the distributor.

getTransferOptions

@Profile(level=CORE)
@UML(identifier="transferOptions",
     obligation=OPTIONAL,
     specification=ISO_19115)
Collection<? extends DigitalTransferOptions> getTransferOptions()
Provides information about technical means and media by which a resource is obtained from the distributor.

Returns:
Technical means and media by which a resource is obtained from the distributor.


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