org.apache.xml.utils
Class XMLStringFactory

java.lang.Object
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  +--org.apache.xml.utils.XMLStringFactory
Direct Known Subclasses:
XMLStringFactoryDefault, XMLStringFactoryImpl

public abstract class XMLStringFactory
extends java.lang.Object

A concrete class that implements this interface creates XMLString objects.


Constructor Summary
XMLStringFactory()
           
 
Method Summary
abstract  XMLString emptystr()
          Get a cheap representation of an empty string.
abstract  XMLString newstr(char[] string, int start, int length)
          Create a XMLString from a FastStringBuffer.
abstract  XMLString newstr(FastStringBuffer string, int start, int length)
          Create a XMLString from a FastStringBuffer.
abstract  XMLString newstr(java.lang.String string)
          Create a new XMLString from a Java string.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
equals, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

XMLStringFactory

public XMLStringFactory()
Method Detail

newstr

public abstract XMLString newstr(java.lang.String string)
Create a new XMLString from a Java string.
Parameters:
string - Java String reference, which must be non-null.
Returns:
An XMLString object that wraps the String reference.

newstr

public abstract XMLString newstr(FastStringBuffer string,
                                 int start,
                                 int length)
Create a XMLString from a FastStringBuffer.
Parameters:
string - FastStringBuffer reference, which must be non-null.
start - The start position in the array.
length - The number of characters to read from the array.
Returns:
An XMLString object that wraps the FastStringBuffer reference.

newstr

public abstract XMLString newstr(char[] string,
                                 int start,
                                 int length)
Create a XMLString from a FastStringBuffer.
Parameters:
string - FastStringBuffer reference, which must be non-null.
start - The start position in the array.
length - The number of characters to read from the array.
Returns:
An XMLString object that wraps the FastStringBuffer reference.

emptystr

public abstract XMLString emptystr()
Get a cheap representation of an empty string.
Returns:
An non-null reference to an XMLString that represents "".


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