Interface Metadata

All Superinterfaces:
BaseNode, CatalogNode, IdNode, PropertyNode

public interface Metadata
extends BaseNode, CatalogNode, IdNode, PropertyNode

User-defined metadata container.

This interface provides metadata information for a NewsComponent beyond that covered by the specialized AdministrativeMetadata, RightsMetadata, and DescriptiveMetadata types.

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Method Summary
 FormalName getMetadataType()
          Get the type of metadata in this container.
Methods inherited from interface org.newsml.toolkit.BaseNode
getAttr, getChild, getChild, getChild, getChild, getChildCount, getChildCount, getParent, getPath, getSession, getXMLName, getXPath, insertAfter, insertAfter, insertAfter, insertAfter, insertAfterDuid, insertAfterDuid, insertBefore, insertBefore, insertBefore, insertBefore, insertBeforeDuid, insertBeforeDuid, insertChild, insertChild, insertFirst, insertFirst, insertLast, insertLast, removeChild, removeChild, removeSelf, replaceChild, replaceChild, replaceChild, replaceChild, replaceChild, replaceChild, setAttr, setAttr, toXML, toXML, unsetAttr, unsetAttr, writeXML, writeXML
Methods inherited from interface org.newsml.toolkit.CatalogNode
Methods inherited from interface org.newsml.toolkit.IdNode
getDuid, getEuid
Methods inherited from interface org.newsml.toolkit.PropertyNode
getProperty, getProperty, getPropertyCount

Method Detail


public FormalName getMetadataType()
Get the type of metadata in this container.
A formal name representing the type (not null).