org.apache.xerces.readers
Interface XMLEntityHandler.EntityReader

All Known Implementing Classes:
org.apache.xerces.readers.XMLEntityReader
Enclosing class:
XMLEntityHandler

public static interface XMLEntityHandler.EntityReader

This is the interface for scanners to process input data from entities without needing to know the details of the underlying storage of those entities, or their encodings. The methods in this interface have been refined over time to a rough balance between keeping the XML grammar dependent code within the scanner classes, and allowing high performance processing of XML documents.


Method Summary
 int addString(int offset, int length)
          Add a string to the StringPool from the characters scanned using this reader as described by offset and length.
 int addSymbol(int offset, int length)
          Add a symbol to the StringPool from the characters scanned using this reader as described by offset and length.
 void append(XMLEntityHandler.CharBuffer charBuffer, int offset, int length)
          Append the characters processed by this reader associated with offset and length to the CharBuffer.
 int currentOffset()
          Return the current offset within this reader.
 int getColumnNumber()
          Return the column number of the current position within the document that we are processing.
 boolean getInCDSect()
          This method is provided for scanner implementations.
 int getLineNumber()
          Return the line number of the current position within the document that we are processing.
 boolean lookingAtChar(char ch, boolean skipPastChar)
          Test that the current character is a ch character.
 boolean lookingAtSpace(boolean skipPastChar)
          Test that the current character is a whitespace character.
 boolean lookingAtValidChar(boolean skipPastChar)
          Test that the current character is valid.
 int scanAttValue(char qchar, boolean asSymbol)
          Scan an attribute value.
 int scanCharRef(boolean isHexadecimal)
          Scan a character reference.
 int scanContent(QName element)
          Skip through the input while we are looking at character data.
 int scanEntityValue(int qchar, boolean createString)
          Scan an entity value.
 boolean scanExpectedName(char fastcheck, StringPool.CharArrayRange expectedName)
          Scan the name that is expected at the current position in the document.
 int scanInvalidChar()
          Scan an invalid character.
 int scanName(char fastcheck)
          Add a sequence of characters that match the XML definition of a Name to the StringPool.
 void scanQName(char fastcheck, QName qname)
          Add a sequence of characters that match the XML Namespaces definition of a QName to the StringPool.
 int scanStringLiteral()
          Scan a string literal.
 void setInCDSect(boolean inCDSect)
          This method is provided for scanner implementations.
 void skipPastName(char fastcheck)
          Skip past a sequence of characters that match the XML definition of a Name.
 void skipPastNmtoken(char fastcheck)
          Skip past a sequence of characters that match the XML definition of an Nmtoken.
 void skipPastSpaces()
          Skip past whitespace characters starting at the current position.
 boolean skippedString(char[] s)
          Skip past a sequence of characters that matches the specified character array.
 void skipToChar(char ch)
          Advance through the input data up to the next ch character.
 

Method Detail

currentOffset

public int currentOffset()
Return the current offset within this reader.
Returns:
The offset.

getLineNumber

public int getLineNumber()
Return the line number of the current position within the document that we are processing.
Returns:
The current line number.

getColumnNumber

public int getColumnNumber()
Return the column number of the current position within the document that we are processing.
Returns:
The current column number.

setInCDSect

public void setInCDSect(boolean inCDSect)
This method is provided for scanner implementations.

getInCDSect

public boolean getInCDSect()
This method is provided for scanner implementations.

append

public void append(XMLEntityHandler.CharBuffer charBuffer,
                   int offset,
                   int length)
Append the characters processed by this reader associated with offset and length to the CharBuffer.
Parameters:
charBuffer - The CharBuffer to append the characters to.
offset - The offset within this reader where the copy should start.
length - The length within this reader where the copy should stop.

addString

public int addString(int offset,
                     int length)
Add a string to the StringPool from the characters scanned using this reader as described by offset and length.
Parameters:
offset - The offset within this reader where the characters start.
length - The length within this reader where the characters end.
Returns:
The StringPool handle for the string.

addSymbol

public int addSymbol(int offset,
                     int length)
Add a symbol to the StringPool from the characters scanned using this reader as described by offset and length.
Parameters:
offset - The offset within this reader where the characters start.
length - The length within this reader where the characters end.
Returns:
The StringPool handle for the symbol.

lookingAtChar

public boolean lookingAtChar(char ch,
                             boolean skipPastChar)
                      throws java.lang.Exception
Test that the current character is a ch character.
Parameters:
ch - The character to match against.
skipPastChar - If true, we advance past the matched character.
Returns:
true if the current character is a ch character; false otherwise.
Throws:
java.lang.Exception -  

lookingAtValidChar

public boolean lookingAtValidChar(boolean skipPastChar)
                           throws java.lang.Exception
Test that the current character is valid.
Parameters:
skipPastChar - If true, we advance past the valid character.
Returns:
true if the current character is valid; false otherwise.
Throws:
java.lang.Exception -  

lookingAtSpace

public boolean lookingAtSpace(boolean skipPastChar)
                       throws java.lang.Exception
Test that the current character is a whitespace character.
Parameters:
skipPastChar - If true, we advance past the whitespace character.
Returns:
true if the current character is whitespace; false otherwise.
Throws:
java.lang.Exception -  

skipToChar

public void skipToChar(char ch)
                throws java.lang.Exception
Advance through the input data up to the next ch character.
Parameters:
ch - The character to search for.
Throws:
java.lang.Exception -  

skipPastSpaces

public void skipPastSpaces()
                    throws java.lang.Exception
Skip past whitespace characters starting at the current position.
Throws:
java.lang.Exception -  

skipPastName

public void skipPastName(char fastcheck)
                  throws java.lang.Exception
Skip past a sequence of characters that match the XML definition of a Name.
Throws:
java.lang.Exception -  

skipPastNmtoken

public void skipPastNmtoken(char fastcheck)
                     throws java.lang.Exception
Skip past a sequence of characters that match the XML definition of an Nmtoken.
Throws:
java.lang.Exception -  

skippedString

public boolean skippedString(char[] s)
                      throws java.lang.Exception
Skip past a sequence of characters that matches the specified character array.
Parameters:
s - The characters to match.
Returns:
true if the current character is valid; false otherwise.
Throws:
java.lang.Exception -  

scanInvalidChar

public int scanInvalidChar()
                    throws java.lang.Exception
Scan an invalid character.
Returns:
The invalid character as an integer, or -1 if there was a bad encoding.
Throws:
java.lang.Exception -  

scanCharRef

public int scanCharRef(boolean isHexadecimal)
                throws java.lang.Exception
Scan a character reference.
Returns:
The value of the character, or one of the following error codes: CHARREF_RESULT_SEMICOLON_REQUIRED CHARREF_RESULT_INVALID_CHAR CHARREF_RESULT_OUT_OF_RANGE
Throws:
java.lang.Exception -  

scanStringLiteral

public int scanStringLiteral()
                      throws java.lang.Exception
Scan a string literal.
Returns:
The StringPool handle for the string that was scanned, or one of the following error codes: STRINGLIT_RESULT_QUOTE_REQUIRED STRINGLIT_RESULT_INVALID_CHAR
Throws:
java.lang.Exception -  

scanAttValue

public int scanAttValue(char qchar,
                        boolean asSymbol)
                 throws java.lang.Exception
Scan an attribute value.
Parameters:
qchar - The initial quote character, either a single or double quote.
Returns:
The StringPool handle for the string that was scanned, or one of the following error codes: ATTVALUE_RESULT_COMPLEX ATTVALUE_RESULT_LESSTHAN ATTVALUE_RESULT_INVALID_CHAR
Throws:
java.lang.Exception -  

scanEntityValue

public int scanEntityValue(int qchar,
                           boolean createString)
                    throws java.lang.Exception
Scan an entity value.
Parameters:
qchar - The initial quote character, either a single or double quote.
Returns:
The StringPool handle for the string that was scanned, or one of the following error codes: ENTITYVALUE_RESULT_FINISHED ENTITYVALUE_RESULT_REFERENCE ENTITYVALUE_RESULT_PEREF ENTITYVALUE_RESULT_INVALID_CHAR ENTITYVALUE_RESULT_END_OF_INPUT
Throws:
java.lang.Exception -  

scanName

public int scanName(char fastcheck)
             throws java.lang.Exception
Add a sequence of characters that match the XML definition of a Name to the StringPool. If we find a name at the current position we will add it to the StringPool as a symbol and will return the string pool handle for that symbol to the caller.
Parameters:
fastcheck - A character that is not a legal name character that is provided as a hint to the reader of a character likely to terminate the Name.
Returns:
The StringPool handle for the name that was scanned, or -1 if a name was not found at the current position within the input data.
Throws:
java.lang.Exception -  

scanExpectedName

public boolean scanExpectedName(char fastcheck,
                                StringPool.CharArrayRange expectedName)
                         throws java.lang.Exception
Scan the name that is expected at the current position in the document. This method is invoked when we are scanning the element type in an end tag that must match the element type in the corresponding start tag.
Parameters:
fastcheck - A character that is not a legal name character that is provided as a hint to the reader of a character likely to terminate the Name.
expectedName - The characters of the name we expect.
Returns:
true if we scanned the name we expected to find; otherwise false if we did not.
Throws:
java.lang.Exception -  

scanQName

public void scanQName(char fastcheck,
                      QName qname)
               throws java.lang.Exception
Add a sequence of characters that match the XML Namespaces definition of a QName to the StringPool. If we find a QName at the current position we will add it to the StringPool and will return the string pool handle of that QName to the caller.
Parameters:
fastcheck - A character that is not a legal name character that is provided as a hint to the reader of a character likely to terminate the Name.
Throws:
java.lang.Exception -  

scanContent

public int scanContent(QName element)
                throws java.lang.Exception
Skip through the input while we are looking at character data.
Parameters:
elementType - The element type handle in the StringPool.
Returns:
One of the following result codes: CONTENT_RESULT_START_OF_PI CONTENT_RESULT_START_OF_COMMENT CONTENT_RESULT_START_OF_CDSECT CONTENT_RESULT_END_OF_CDSECT CONTENT_RESULT_START_OF_ETAG CONTENT_RESULT_MATCHING_ETAG CONTENT_RESULT_START_OF_ELEMENT CONTENT_RESULT_START_OF_CHARREF CONTENT_RESULT_START_OF_ENTITYREF CONTENT_RESULT_INVALID_CHAR CONTENT_RESULT_MARKUP_NOT_RECOGNIZED CONTENT_RESULT_MARKUP_END_OF_INPUT CONTENT_RESULT_REFERENCE_END_OF_INPUT
Throws:
java.lang.Exception -  


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