org.apache.xpath
Interface WhitespaceStrippingElementMatcher

All Known Implementing Classes:
ElemTemplateElement

public interface WhitespaceStrippingElementMatcher

A class that implements this interface can tell if a given element should strip whitespace nodes from it's children.


Method Summary
 boolean canStripWhiteSpace()
          Get information about whether or not whitespace can be stripped.
 boolean shouldStripWhiteSpace(XPathContext support, Element targetElement)
          Get information about whether or not an element should strip whitespace.
 

Method Detail

shouldStripWhiteSpace

public boolean shouldStripWhiteSpace(XPathContext support,
                                     Element targetElement)
                              throws TransformerException
Get information about whether or not an element should strip whitespace.
Parameters:
support - The XPath runtime state.
targetElement - Element to check
Returns:
true if the whitespace should be stripped.
Throws:
TransformerException -  
See Also:
strip in XSLT Specification

canStripWhiteSpace

public boolean canStripWhiteSpace()
Get information about whether or not whitespace can be stripped.
Returns:
true if the whitespace can be stripped.
See Also:
strip in XSLT Specification


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