Home » xml-commons-external-1.4.01-src » org.w3c » dom » [javadoc | source]

    1   /*
    2    * Copyright (c) 2004 World Wide Web Consortium,
    3    *
    4    * (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, European Research Consortium for
    5    * Informatics and Mathematics, Keio University). All Rights Reserved. This
    6    * work is distributed under the W3C(r) Software License [1] in the hope that
    7    * it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied
    8    * warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
    9    *
   10    * [1] http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/2002/copyright-software-20021231
   11    */
   12   
   13   package org.w3c.dom;
   14   
   15   /**
   16    * <code>DOMError</code> is an interface that describes an error.
   17    * <p>See also the <a href='http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-DOM-Level-3-Core-20040407'>Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Core Specification</a>.
   18    * @since DOM Level 3
   19    */
   20   public interface DOMError {
   21       // ErrorSeverity
   22       /**
   23        * The severity of the error described by the <code>DOMError</code> is 
   24        * warning. A <code>SEVERITY_WARNING</code> will not cause the 
   25        * processing to stop, unless <code>DOMErrorHandler.handleError()</code> 
   26        * returns <code>false</code>.
   27        */
   28       public static final short SEVERITY_WARNING          = 1;
   29       /**
   30        * The severity of the error described by the <code>DOMError</code> is 
   31        * error. A <code>SEVERITY_ERROR</code> may not cause the processing to 
   32        * stop if the error can be recovered, unless 
   33        * <code>DOMErrorHandler.handleError()</code> returns <code>false</code>.
   34        */
   35       public static final short SEVERITY_ERROR            = 2;
   36       /**
   37        * The severity of the error described by the <code>DOMError</code> is 
   38        * fatal error. A <code>SEVERITY_FATAL_ERROR</code> will cause the 
   39        * normal processing to stop. The return value of 
   40        * <code>DOMErrorHandler.handleError()</code> is ignored unless the 
   41        * implementation chooses to continue, in which case the behavior 
   42        * becomes undefined.
   43        */
   44       public static final short SEVERITY_FATAL_ERROR      = 3;
   45   
   46       /**
   47        * The severity of the error, either <code>SEVERITY_WARNING</code>, 
   48        * <code>SEVERITY_ERROR</code>, or <code>SEVERITY_FATAL_ERROR</code>.
   49        */
   50       public short getSeverity();
   51   
   52       /**
   53        * An implementation specific string describing the error that occurred.
   54        */
   55       public String getMessage();
   56   
   57       /**
   58        *  A <code>DOMString</code> indicating which related data is expected in 
   59        * <code>relatedData</code>. Users should refer to the specification of 
   60        * the error in order to find its <code>DOMString</code> type and 
   61        * <code>relatedData</code> definitions if any. 
   62        * <p ><b>Note:</b>  As an example, 
   63        * <code>Document.normalizeDocument()</code> does generate warnings when 
   64        * the "split-cdata-sections" parameter is in use. Therefore, the method 
   65        * generates a <code>SEVERITY_WARNING</code> with <code>type</code> 
   66        * <code>"cdata-sections-splitted"</code> and the first 
   67        * <code>CDATASection</code> node in document order resulting from the 
   68        * split is returned by the <code>relatedData</code> attribute. 
   69        */
   70       public String getType();
   71   
   72       /**
   73        * The related platform dependent exception if any.
   74        */
   75       public Object getRelatedException();
   76   
   77       /**
   78        *  The related <code>DOMError.type</code> dependent data if any. 
   79        */
   80       public Object getRelatedData();
   81   
   82       /**
   83        * The location of the error.
   84        */
   85       public DOMLocator getLocation();
   86   
   87   }

Home » xml-commons-external-1.4.01-src » org.w3c » dom » [javadoc | source]