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XMLEntityHandler Class Referenceabstract

This abstract class is a callback mechanism for the scanner. More...

Inheritance diagram for XMLEntityHandler:
AbstractDOMParser SAXParser XercesDOMParser

Public Member Functions

Destructor
virtual ~XMLEntityHandler ()
 Default destructor. More...
 
The pure virtual methods in this interface.
virtual void endInputSource (const InputSource &inputSource)=0
 This method get called after the scanner has finished reading from the given input source while processing external entity references. More...
 
virtual bool expandSystemId (const XMLCh *const systemId, XMLBuffer &toFill)=0
 This method allows the passes the scanned systemId to the entity handler, thereby giving it a chance to provide any customized handling like resolving relative path names. More...
 
virtual void resetEntities ()=0
 This method allows the entity handler to reset itself, so that it can be used again. More...
 
virtual InputSourceresolveEntity (XMLResourceIdentifier *resourceIdentifier)=0
 This method allows the entity handler to provide customized application specific entity resolution. More...
 
virtual void startInputSource (const InputSource &inputSource)=0
 This method will be called before the scanner starts reading from an input source while processing external entity references. More...
 

Protected Member Functions

Constructor
 XMLEntityHandler ()
 Protected default constructor. More...
 

Detailed Description

This abstract class is a callback mechanism for the scanner.

By creating a derivative of this class and plugging into the scanner, the scanner will call back on the object's methods to entity events.

This class is primarily for use by those writing their own parser classes. If you use the standard parser classes, DOMParser and SAXParser, you won't use this API. You will instead use a similar mechanism defined by the SAX API, called EntityResolver.

Constructor & Destructor Documentation

virtual XMLEntityHandler::~XMLEntityHandler ( )
virtual

Default destructor.

XMLEntityHandler::XMLEntityHandler ( )
protected

Protected default constructor.

Member Function Documentation

virtual void XMLEntityHandler::endInputSource ( const InputSource inputSource)
pure virtual

This method get called after the scanner has finished reading from the given input source while processing external entity references.

Parameters
inputSourceThe input source for the entity

Implemented in SAXParser, and XercesDOMParser.

virtual bool XMLEntityHandler::expandSystemId ( const XMLCh *const  systemId,
XMLBuffer &  toFill 
)
pure virtual

This method allows the passes the scanned systemId to the entity handler, thereby giving it a chance to provide any customized handling like resolving relative path names.

The scanner first calls this method before calling resolveEntity.

Parameters
systemIdThe system id extracted by the scanner from the input source.
toFillThe buffer in which the fully expanded system id needs to be stored.

Implemented in SAXParser, and XercesDOMParser.

virtual void XMLEntityHandler::resetEntities ( )
pure virtual

This method allows the entity handler to reset itself, so that it can be used again.

It is called prior to a new document parse operation.

Implemented in SAXParser, and XercesDOMParser.

virtual InputSource* XMLEntityHandler::resolveEntity ( XMLResourceIdentifier resourceIdentifier)
pure virtual

This method allows the entity handler to provide customized application specific entity resolution.

Only one resolveEntity method will be used. If both setEntityResolver and setXMLEntityResolver are called, then the last one is used.

Parameters
resourceIdentifierAn object containing the type of resource to be resolved and the associated data members corresponding to this type.
Returns
The value returned by the resolveEntity method or NULL otherwise to indicate no processing was done. The returned InputSource is owned by the parser which is responsible to clean up the memory.

Implemented in SAXParser, and XercesDOMParser.

virtual void XMLEntityHandler::startInputSource ( const InputSource inputSource)
pure virtual

This method will be called before the scanner starts reading from an input source while processing external entity references.

Parameters
inputSourceThe external input source.

Implemented in SAXParser, and XercesDOMParser.


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