org.apache.uima.util
Interface SaxDeserializer

All Superinterfaces:
ContentHandler

public interface SaxDeserializer
extends ContentHandler

Deserializes an XMLizable object from SAX events. This interface extends the SAX ContentHandler interface and through this interface can receive events generated by a SAX parser. When the parse has completed, the getObject() method may be called to retrieve the XMLizable object.


Method Summary
 XMLizable getObject()
          Retrieves the XMLizable object that has been built from the SAX events this object has already received.
 
Methods inherited from interface org.xml.sax.ContentHandler
characters, endDocument, endElement, endPrefixMapping, ignorableWhitespace, processingInstruction, setDocumentLocator, skippedEntity, startDocument, startElement, startPrefixMapping
 

Method Detail

getObject

XMLizable getObject()
                    throws InvalidXMLException
Retrieves the XMLizable object that has been built from the SAX events this object has already received. Once this method is called, all state is cleared from this object and it is ready to deserialize another object.

Returns:
the deserialized object
Throws:
InvalidXMLException - if an object could not be constructed


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