package ij.plugin;

/** Plugins that run scripts (e.g., BeanShell, Jython) extend this class. */
public abstract class PlugInInterpreter implements PlugIn {

    /** Run script on separate thread. */
    public void run(String script) {
    /** Run script on current thread. */
    public abstract String run(String script, String arg);
    /** Returns the value returned by the script, if any, or null. */
    public abstract String getReturnValue();

    /** Returns the name of this PlugInInterpreter. */
    public abstract String getName();

    /** Returns the import statements that are added to the script. */
    public abstract String getImports();
    /** Returns the version of ImageJ at the time this plugin was created. */
    public abstract String getVersion();