org.apache.xml.dtm.ref
Class DTMNodeListBase

java.lang.Object
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  +--org.apache.xml.dtm.ref.DTMNodeListBase
Direct Known Subclasses:
DTMAxisIterNodeList, DTMChildIterNodeList, DTMNodeList

public class DTMNodeListBase
extends java.lang.Object
implements NodeList

DTMNodeList gives us an implementation of the DOM's NodeList interface wrapped around a DTM Iterator. The author considers this something of an abominations, since NodeList was not intended to be a general purpose "list of nodes" API and is generally considered by the DOM WG to have be a mistake... but I'm told that some of the XPath/XSLT folks say they must have this solution. Please note that this is not necessarily equivlaent to a DOM NodeList operating over the same document. In particular:

State: In progress!!


Constructor Summary
DTMNodeListBase()
           
 
Method Summary
 int getLength()
          The number of nodes in the list.
 Node item(int index)
          Returns the indexth item in the collection.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
equals, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

DTMNodeListBase

public DTMNodeListBase()
Method Detail

item

public Node item(int index)
Returns the indexth item in the collection. If index is greater than or equal to the number of nodes in the list, this returns null.
Specified by:
item in interface NodeList
Parameters:
index - Index into the collection.
Returns:
The node at the indexth position in the NodeList, or null if that is not a valid index.

getLength

public int getLength()
The number of nodes in the list. The range of valid child node indices is 0 to length-1 inclusive.
Specified by:
getLength in interface NodeList


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