[jdom-interest] FilterList and Filter
jhunter at acm.org
Mon Jan 7 09:37:02 PST 2002
Jools Enticknap wrote:
> > So why make them public classes and interfaces and not package private?
> FilterList has to be public, in the same way as java.util.ArrayList needs
> to be public :-)
> Filter is public, but it could just as well be package protected as the
> methods on FilterList which allow access to the Filter are infact package
For Filter, it's likely there'll be some ability to use the interface to
create custom Filters, such as with a document.getIterator(Filter)
method to walk the document according to some filter.
The other Filter-related classes are package protected.
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