001////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
002// checkstyle: Checks Java source code for adherence to a set of rules.
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018////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
019
020package com.puppycrawl.tools.checkstyle.grammars;
021
022/**
023 * This interface is used to be notified by parser about comments
024 * in the parsed code.
025 *
026 * @author o_sukhodolsky
027 * @noinspection ClassOnlyUsedInOnePackage
028 */
029public interface CommentListener {
030    /**
031     * Report the location of a single line comment that extends from the
032     * given point to the end of the line. The type of comment is identified
033     * by a String whose value depends on the language being parsed, but would
034     * typically be the delimiter for the comment.
035     *
036     * @param type an identifier for what type of comment it is.
037     * @param startLineNo the starting line number
038     * @param startColNo the starting column number
039     */
040    void reportSingleLineComment(String type,
041                                 int startLineNo, int startColNo);
042
043    /**
044     * Report the location of a block comment that can span multiple lines.
045     * The type of comment is identified by a String whose value depends on
046     * the language being parsed, but would typically be the delimiter for the
047     * comment.
048     *
049     * @param type an identifier for what type of comment it is.
050     * @param startLineNo the starting line number
051     * @param startColNo the starting column number
052     * @param endLineNo the ending line number
053     * @param endColNo the ending column number
054     */
055    void reportBlockComment(String type,
056                            int startLineNo, int startColNo,
057                            int endLineNo, int endColNo);
058}