AttributeHelper.java

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package org.apache.axiom.om.util;

import org.apache.axiom.om.OMAttribute;
import org.apache.axiom.om.OMElement;
import org.apache.axiom.om.OMFactory;
import org.apache.axiom.om.OMNamespace;

/** Helper class for attributes. */
public class AttributeHelper {
    /**
     * In Axiom, a single tree should always contain objects created from the same type of factory
     * (eg: LinkedListImplFactory, DOMFactory, etc.,). This method will convert omAttribute to the
     * given omFactory.
     *
     * @see ElementHelper#importOMElement(OMElement, OMFactory) to convert instances of OMElement
     */
    public static void importOMAttribute(OMAttribute omAttribute, OMElement omElement) {
        // first check whether the given OMAttribute has the same OMFactory
        if (omAttribute.getOMFactory().getMetaFactory() == omElement.getOMFactory().getMetaFactory()) {
            omElement.addAttribute(omAttribute);
        } else {
            OMNamespace ns = omAttribute.getNamespace();
            omElement.addAttribute(omAttribute.getLocalName(), omAttribute.getAttributeValue(),
                                   omElement.getOMFactory().createOMNamespace(ns.getNamespaceURI(), ns.getPrefix()));
        }
    }
}