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   25   package org.relaxng.datatype;
   26   
   27   /**
   28    * Creates a user-defined type by adding parameters to
   29    * the pre-defined type.
   30    *
   31    * @author <a href="mailto:jjc@jclark.com">James Clark</a>
   32    * @author <a href="mailto:kohsuke.kawaguchi@sun.com">Kohsuke KAWAGUCHI</a>
   33    */
   34   public interface DatatypeBuilder {
   35   
   36           /**
   37            * Adds a new parameter.
   38            *
   39            * @param name
   40            *              The name of the parameter to be added.
   41            * @param strValue
   42            *              The raw value of the parameter. Caller may not normalize
   43            *              this value because any white space is potentially significant.
   44            * @param context
   45            *              The context information which can be used by the callee to
   46            *              acquire additional information. This context object is
   47            *              valid only during this method call. The callee may not
   48            *              keep a reference to this object.
   49            * @exception   DatatypeException
   50            *              When the given parameter is inappropriate for some reason.
   51            *              The callee is responsible to recover from this error.
   52            *              That is, the object should behave as if no such error
   53            *              was occured.
   54            */
   55           void addParameter( String name, String strValue, ValidationContext context )
   56                   throws DatatypeException;
   57   
   58           /**
   59            * Derives a new Datatype from a Datatype by parameters that
   60            * were already set through the addParameter method.
   61            *
   62            * @exception DatatypeException
   63            *              DatatypeException must be thrown if the derivation is
   64            *              somehow invalid. For example, a required parameter is missing,
   65            *              etc. The exception should contain a diagnosis message
   66            *              if possible.
   67            */
   68           Datatype createDatatype() throws DatatypeException;
   69   }

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