This class provides a convenience implementation of the SAX
AttributeList interface. This
implementation is useful both for SAX parser writers, who can use
it to provide attributes to the application, and for SAX application
writers, who can use it to create a persistent copy of an element's
private AttributeList myatts;
public void startElement (String name, AttributeList atts)
// create a persistent copy of the attribute list
// for use outside this method
myatts = new AttributeListImpl(atts);
Please note that SAX parsers are not required to use this
class to provide an implementation of AttributeList; it is
supplied only as an optional convenience. In particular,
parser writers are encouraged to invent more efficient
SAX application writers can use this method to filter an
attribute out of an AttributeList. Note that invoking this
method will change the length of the attribute list and
some of the attribute's indices.
If the requested attribute is not in the list, this is
SAX parser writers can use this method to reset the attribute
list between DocumentHandler.startElement events. Normally,
it will make sense to reuse the same AttributeListImpl object
rather than allocating a new one each time.
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