DTDReader.java

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package org.apache.axiom.ext.stax;

import javax.xml.stream.XMLStreamConstants;
import javax.xml.stream.XMLStreamReader;

/**
 * Optional interface implemented by {@link XMLStreamReader} implementations that provide additional
 * data about {@link XMLStreamConstants#DTD} events.
 * <p>
 * All the requirements outlined in {@link org.apache.axiom.ext.stax} apply to this extension
 * interface. In particular, to get a reference to the extension, the consumer MUST call
 * {@link XMLStreamReader#getProperty(String)} with {@link #PROPERTY} as the property name.
 */
public interface DTDReader {
    /**
     * The name of the property used to look up this extension interface from a
     * {@link XMLStreamReader} implementation.
     */
    String PROPERTY = DTDReader.class.getName();
    
    /**
     * Get the root name of the DTD, i.e. the name immediately following the <tt>DOCTYPE</tt> keyword.
     * 
     * @return the root name; must not be <code>null</code>
     * @throws IllegalStateException
     *             if the current event is not {@link XMLStreamConstants#DTD}
     */
    String getRootName();

    /**
     * Get the public ID of the external subset.
     * 
     * @return the public ID, or <code>null</code> if there is no external subset or no public ID
     *         has been specified for the external subset
     * @throws IllegalStateException
     *             if the current event is not {@link XMLStreamConstants#DTD}
     */
    String getPublicId();

    /**
     * Get the system ID of the external subset.
     * 
     * @return the system ID, or <code>null</code> if there is no external subset
     * @throws IllegalStateException
     *             if the current event is not {@link XMLStreamConstants#DTD}
     */
    String getSystemId();
}