org.apache.xerces.util
Interface MessageFormatter

All Known Implementing Classes:
XIncludeMessageFormatter, XMLMessageFormatter, XSMessageFormatter

public interface MessageFormatter

This interface provides a generic message formatting mechanism and is useful for producing messages that must be localized and/or formatted with replacement text.

Version:
$Id: MessageFormatter.java 809242 2009-08-30 03:34:31Z mrglavas $
Author:
Andy Clark
See Also:
XMLErrorReporter

Method Summary
 java.lang.String formatMessage(java.util.Locale locale, java.lang.String key, java.lang.Object[] arguments)
          Formats a message with the specified arguments using the given locale information.
 

Method Detail

formatMessage

java.lang.String formatMessage(java.util.Locale locale,
                               java.lang.String key,
                               java.lang.Object[] arguments)
                               throws java.util.MissingResourceException
Formats a message with the specified arguments using the given locale information.

Parameters:
locale - The locale of the message.
key - The message key.
arguments - The message replacement text arguments. The order of the arguments must match that of the placeholders in the actual message.
Returns:
Returns the formatted message.
Throws:
java.util.MissingResourceException - Thrown if the message with the specified key cannot be found.


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