TopoWeb Commons API

Interface DomProtocol

All Known Implementing Classes:

public interface DomProtocol

Interface for an XML protocol using the DOM. The request and response entities are represented by elements in DOM trees.

Implementation Note

Using the DOM is inherently inefficient. Treat implemenations as quick hacks to get XML network protocols up and running.

Babak Farhang

Method Summary
 org.w3c.dom.Element doProtocol(org.w3c.dom.Element request)
          Returns the response element for the specified request.

Method Detail


public org.w3c.dom.Element doProtocol(org.w3c.dom.Element request)
                               throws DomProtocolException
Returns the response element for the specified request.

request - the request element
the response element
DomProtocolException - if an error occurs while processing the request; application-specific errors are expected to be encoded in the returned response document

TopoWeb Commons API

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