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1   package ca.uhn.fhir.rest.annotation;
2   
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22  
23  import java.lang.annotation.Retention;
24  import java.lang.annotation.RetentionPolicy;
25  
26  import org.hl7.fhir.instance.model.api.IBaseResource;
27  
28  @Retention(RetentionPolicy.RUNTIME)
29  
30  /**
31   * RESTful method annotation to be used for the FHIR
32   * <a href="http://hl7.org/implement/standards/fhir/http.html#create">create</a> method.
33   * 
34   * <p>
35   * Create is used to save a new resource, allowing the server to assign a new ID and version ID.
36   * </p>
37   */
38  public @interface Create {
39  
40  	/**
41  	 * The return type for this search method. This generally does not need
42  	 * to be populated for a server implementation, since servers will return
43  	 * only one resource per class, but generally does need to be populated
44  	 * for client implementations. 
45  	 */
46  	// NB: Read, Search (maybe others) share this annotation, so update the javadocs everywhere
47  	Class<? extends IBaseResource> type() default IBaseResource.class;
48  	
49  
50  }