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Groovy example source code file (Attribute.java)

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The Groovy Attribute.java source code

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package groovy.util.slurpersupport;

import groovy.lang.Closure;
import groovy.lang.GroovyObject;
import groovy.lang.GroovyRuntimeException;

import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.Writer;
import java.util.Iterator;
import java.util.Map;

import org.codehaus.groovy.runtime.typehandling.DefaultTypeTransformation;

 * Lazy evaluated representation of a node attribute.
 * @author John Wilson
public class Attribute extends GPathResult {
    private final String value;

     * @param name of the attribute
     * @param value of the attribute
     * @param parent the GPathResult prior to the application of the expression creating this GPathResult
     * @param namespacePrefix the namespace prefix if any
     * @param namespaceTagHints the known tag to namespace mappings
    public Attribute(final String name, final String value, final GPathResult parent, final String namespacePrefix, final Map<String, String> namespaceTagHints) {
      super(parent, name, namespacePrefix, namespaceTagHints);
      this.value = value;

    public String name() {
        // this name contains @name we need to return name
        return this.name.substring(1);

    public int size() {
        return 1;

    public String text() {
         return this.value;

    public GPathResult parents() {
        // TODO Auto-generated method stub
        throw new GroovyRuntimeException("parents() not implemented yet");

    public Iterator childNodes() {
        throw new GroovyRuntimeException("can't call childNodes() in the attribute " + this.name);

    public Iterator iterator() {
        return nodeIterator();

    public GPathResult find(final Closure closure) {
        if (DefaultTypeTransformation.castToBoolean(closure.call(new Object[]{this}))) {
            return this;
          } else {
            return new NoChildren(this, "", this.namespaceTagHints);

    public GPathResult findAll(final Closure closure) {
        return find(closure);

    public Iterator nodeIterator() {
        return new Iterator() {
            private boolean hasNext = true;
            public boolean hasNext() {
              return this.hasNext;
            public Object next() {
              try {
                return (this.hasNext) ? Attribute.this : null;
              } finally {
                this.hasNext = false;
            public void remove() {
              throw new UnsupportedOperationException();

    public Writer writeTo(final Writer out) throws IOException {
        return out;

    public void build(final GroovyObject builder) {
        builder.invokeMethod("yield", new Object[]{this.value});

    protected void replaceNode(final Closure newValue) {

    protected void replaceBody(final Object newValue) {

    protected void appendNode(final Object newValue) {

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