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package com.bstek.uflo.model.variable;

import java.util.Date;

import javax.persistence.Column;
import javax.persistence.DiscriminatorColumn;
import javax.persistence.DiscriminatorValue;
import javax.persistence.Entity;
import javax.persistence.Id;
import javax.persistence.Inheritance;
import javax.persistence.InheritanceType;
import javax.persistence.Table;

import com.bstek.uflo.env.Context;

 * @author Jacky.gao
 * @since 2013年8月1日
public abstract class Variable {
	private long id;

	private String key;
	private long processInstanceId;
	private long rootProcessInstanceId;
	public static Variable newVariable(Object value,Context context){
		Variable variable=null;
		if(value instanceof Date){
			variable=new DateVariable((Date)value);
		}else if(value instanceof String){
			String str=(String)value;
				variable=new TextVariable(str,context);
				variable=new StringVariable((String)value);				
		}else if(value instanceof Double){
			variable=new DoubleVariable((Double)value);
		}else if(value instanceof Float){
			variable=new FloatVariable((Float)value);			
		}else if(value instanceof Long){
			variable=new LongVariable((Long)value);
		}else if(value instanceof Integer){
			variable=new IntegerVariable((Integer)value);
		}else if(value instanceof Boolean){
			variable=new BooleanVariable((Boolean)value);			
		}else if(value instanceof Short){
			variable=new ShortVariable((Short)value);			
		}else if(value instanceof Byte){
			variable=new ByteVariable((Byte)value);			
		}else if(value instanceof Character){
			variable=new CharacterVariable((Character)value);			
			if(!(value instanceof java.io.Serializable)){
				throw new IllegalArgumentException("Variable value ["+value.getClass().getName()+"] must implement the java.io.Serializable interface");
			variable=new BlobVariable(value,context);
		return variable;
	public abstract Object getValue();
	public abstract VariableType getType();
	public long getId() {
		return id;

	public void setId(long id) {
		this.id = id;

	public String getKey() {
		return key;

	public void setKey(String key) {
		this.key = key;

	public long getProcessInstanceId() {
		return processInstanceId;

	public void setProcessInstanceId(long processInstanceId) {
		this.processInstanceId = processInstanceId;

	public long getRootProcessInstanceId() {
		return rootProcessInstanceId;

	public void setRootProcessInstanceId(long rootProcessInstanceId) {
		this.rootProcessInstanceId = rootProcessInstanceId;