org.apache.xerces.xni
Class QName

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.apache.xerces.xni.QName
All Implemented Interfaces:
java.lang.Cloneable

public class QName
extends java.lang.Object
implements java.lang.Cloneable

A structure that holds the components of an XML Namespaces qualified name.

To be used correctly, the strings must be identical references for equal strings. Within the parser, these values are considered symbols and should always be retrieved from the SymbolTable.

Version:
$Id: QName.java 447247 2006-09-18 05:23:52Z mrglavas $
Author:
Andy Clark, IBM
See Also:
org.apache.xerces.util.SymbolTable

Field Summary
 java.lang.String localpart
          The qname localpart.
 java.lang.String prefix
          The qname prefix.
 java.lang.String rawname
          The qname rawname.
 java.lang.String uri
          The URI to which the qname prefix is bound.
 
Constructor Summary
QName()
          Default constructor.
QName(QName qname)
          Constructs a copy of the specified QName.
QName(java.lang.String prefix, java.lang.String localpart, java.lang.String rawname, java.lang.String uri)
          Constructs a QName with the specified values.
 
Method Summary
 void clear()
          Clears the values of the qname components.
 java.lang.Object clone()
          Returns a clone of this object.
 boolean equals(java.lang.Object object)
          Returns true if the two objects are equal.
 int hashCode()
          Returns the hashcode for this object.
 void setValues(QName qname)
          Convenience method to set the values of the qname components.
 void setValues(java.lang.String prefix, java.lang.String localpart, java.lang.String rawname, java.lang.String uri)
          Convenience method to set the values of the qname components.
 java.lang.String toString()
          Returns a string representation of this object.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
finalize, getClass, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Field Detail

prefix

public java.lang.String prefix
The qname prefix. For example, the prefix for the qname "a:foo" is "a".


localpart

public java.lang.String localpart
The qname localpart. For example, the localpart for the qname "a:foo" is "foo".


rawname

public java.lang.String rawname
The qname rawname. For example, the rawname for the qname "a:foo" is "a:foo".


uri

public java.lang.String uri
The URI to which the qname prefix is bound. This binding must be performed by a XML Namespaces aware processor.

Constructor Detail

QName

public QName()
Default constructor.


QName

public QName(java.lang.String prefix,
             java.lang.String localpart,
             java.lang.String rawname,
             java.lang.String uri)
Constructs a QName with the specified values.


QName

public QName(QName qname)
Constructs a copy of the specified QName.

Method Detail

setValues

public void setValues(QName qname)
Convenience method to set the values of the qname components.

Parameters:
qname - The qualified name to be copied.

setValues

public void setValues(java.lang.String prefix,
                      java.lang.String localpart,
                      java.lang.String rawname,
                      java.lang.String uri)
Convenience method to set the values of the qname components.

Parameters:
prefix - The qname prefix. (e.g. "a")
localpart - The qname localpart. (e.g. "foo")
rawname - The qname rawname. (e.g. "a:foo")
uri - The URI binding. (e.g. "http://foo.com/mybinding")

clear

public void clear()
Clears the values of the qname components.


clone

public java.lang.Object clone()
Returns a clone of this object.

Overrides:
clone in class java.lang.Object

hashCode

public int hashCode()
Returns the hashcode for this object.

Overrides:
hashCode in class java.lang.Object

equals

public boolean equals(java.lang.Object object)
Returns true if the two objects are equal.

Overrides:
equals in class java.lang.Object

toString

public java.lang.String toString()
Returns a string representation of this object.

Overrides:
toString in class java.lang.Object


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