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018package org.apache.hadoop.hbase.client;
019
020import org.apache.yetus.audience.InterfaceAudience;
021
022/**
023 * Provide a way to access the inner buffer. The purpose is to reduce the elapsed time to move a
024 * large number of elements between collections.
025 * @param <T>
026 */
027@InterfaceAudience.Private
028public interface RowAccess<T> extends Iterable<T> {
029  /**
030   * @return true if there are no elements.
031   */
032  boolean isEmpty();
033
034  /**
035   * @return the number of elements in this list.
036   */
037  int size();
038}