Interface IEncodedStorage

  • All Superinterfaces:
    IAdaptable, IStorage
    All Known Subinterfaces:
    IFile, IFileState

    public interface IEncodedStorage
    extends IStorage
    A storage that knows how its contents are encoded.

    The IEncodedStorage interface extends IStorage in order to provide access to the charset to be used when decoding its contents.

    Clients may implement this interface.

    • Method Detail

      • getCharset

        String getCharset()
                   throws CoreException
        Returns the name of a charset encoding to be used when decoding this storage's contents into characters. Returns null if a proper encoding cannot be determined.

        Note that this method does not check whether the result is a supported charset name. Callers should be prepared to handle UnsupportedEncodingException where this charset is used.

        the name of a charset, or null
        CoreException - if an error happens while determining the charset. See any refinements for more information.
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