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017    package org.apache.logging.log4j.core.selector;
018    
019    import java.net.URI;
020    
021    import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.LoggerContext;
022    
023    /**
024     * ContextSelectors that have a name.
025     */
026    public interface NamedContextSelector extends ContextSelector {
027    
028        /**
029         * Locate the LoggerContext with the specified name.
030         * @param name The LoggerContext name.
031         * @param externalContext The external context to associate with the LoggerContext.
032         * @param configLocation The location of the configuration.
033         * @return A LoggerContext.
034         */
035        LoggerContext locateContext(String name, Object externalContext, URI configLocation);
036    
037        /**
038         * Locate the LoggerContext with the specified name using the default configuration.
039         * @param name The LoggerContext name.
040         * @return A LoggerContext.
041         */
042        LoggerContext removeContext(String name);
043    }