org.simpleframework.xml.util
Interface Match


public interface Match

This object is stored within a Resolver so that it can be retrieved using a string that matches its pattern. Any object that extends this can be inserted into the resolver and retrieved using a string that matches its pattern. For example take the following pattern "*.html" this will match the string "/index.html" or "readme.html". This object should be extended to add more XML attributes and elements, which can be retrieved when the Match object is retrieve from a resolver.

Author:
Niall Gallagher

Method Summary
 String getPattern()
          This is the pattern string that is used by the resolver.
 

Method Detail

getPattern

String getPattern()
This is the pattern string that is used by the resolver. A pattern can consist of a "*" character and a "?" character to match the pattern. Implementations of this class should provide the pattern so that it can be used for resolution.

Returns:
this returns the pattern that is to be matched