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Deprecated! This - class implements a deprecated interface, AttributeList ; that interface has been replaced by Attributes , which is implemented in the AttributesImpl helper class.

Default implementation for AttributeList.
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AttributeList implements the deprecated SAX1 AttributeList interface, and has been replaced by the new SAX2 AttributesImpl interface.

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 attribute specifications:

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 implementations.

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 public AttributeListImpl() 
 public AttributeListImpl(AttributeList atts) 
    Construct a persistent copy of an existing attribute list.

    This constructor is most useful for application writers, who will use it to create a persistent copy of an existing attribute list.

    atts - The attribute list to copy
    Also see:
Method from org.xml.sax.helpers.AttributeListImpl Summary:
addAttribute,   clear,   getLength,   getName,   getType,   getType,   getValue,   getValue,   removeAttribute,   setAttributeList
Methods from java.lang.Object:
clone,   equals,   finalize,   getClass,   hashCode,   notify,   notifyAll,   toString,   wait,   wait,   wait
Method from org.xml.sax.helpers.AttributeListImpl Detail:
 public  void addAttribute(String name,
    String type,
    String value) 
    Add an attribute to an attribute list.

    This method is provided for SAX parser writers, to allow them to build up an attribute list incrementally before delivering it to the application.

 public  void clear() 
    Clear the attribute list.

    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.

 public int getLength() 
    Return the number of attributes in the list.
 public String getName(int i) 
    Get the name of an attribute (by position).
 public String getType(int i) 
    Get the type of an attribute (by position).
 public String getType(String name) 
    Get the type of an attribute (by name).
 public String getValue(int i) 
    Get the value of an attribute (by position).
 public String getValue(String name) 
    Get the value of an attribute (by name).
 public  void removeAttribute(String name) 
    Remove an attribute from the list.

    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 a no-op.

 public  void setAttributeList(AttributeList atts) 
    Set the attribute list, discarding previous contents.

    This method allows an application writer to reuse an attribute list easily.