View Javadoc

1   /*
2    * Copyright 2008 the original author or authors.
3    *
4    * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
5    * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
6    * You may obtain a copy of the License at
7    *
8    *      http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
9    *
10   * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
11   * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
12   * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
13   * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
14   * limitations under the License.
15   */
16  
17  package org.springframework.xml.xsd;
18  
19  import java.io.IOException;
20  import javax.xml.transform.Source;
21  
22  import org.springframework.xml.validation.XmlValidator;
23  
24  /**
25   * Represents an abstraction for XSD schemas.
26   *
27   * @author Mark LaFond
28   * @author Arjen Poutsma
29   * @since 1.5.0
30   */
31  public interface XsdSchema {
32  
33      /**
34       * Returns the target namespace of this schema.
35       *
36       * @return the target namespace
37       */
38      String getTargetNamespace();
39  
40      /**
41       * Returns the [email protected] Source} of the schema.
42       *
43       * @return the source of this XSD schema
44       */
45      Source getSource();
46  
47      /**
48       * Creates a [email protected] XmlValidator} based on the schema.
49       *
50       * @return a validator for this schema
51       * @throws IOException in case of I/O errors
52       */
53      XmlValidator createValidator() throws IOException;
54  }