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27  
28  package org.apache.hc.core5.http;
29  
30  /**
31   * 'Classic' {@link HttpRequest} message that can enclose {@link HttpEntity}.
32   *
33   * @since 5.0
34   */
35  public interface ClassicHttpRequest extends HttpRequest {
36  
37      /**
38       * Obtains the message entity, if available.
39       *
40       * @return  the message entity, or {@code null} if not available
41       */
42      HttpEntity getEntity();
43  
44      /**
45       * Sets an entity for this message.
46       * <p>
47       * Please note that if an entity has already been set it is responsibility of the caller
48       * to ensure release of the resources that may be associated with that entity.
49       *
50       * @param entity    the entity to set of this message, or {@code null} to unset
51       */
52      void setEntity(HttpEntity entity);
53  
54  }