DOM - Creating Documents

Paul Prescod paul at
Wed Apr 21 15:25:55 BST 1999

Miles Sabin wrote:
> We could have a DocumentFactory interface that looked
> like this,
>   interface DocumentFactory
>   {
>      Document createDocument();
>   }
> But then how do we get hold of a concrete instance of
> this factory interface so that we can call the method?
> We can't.

The non-standard line of code to get a single, reusable DocumentFactory
would be invoked once per program. The code to generate new documents
could be in many different places and might be invoked over and over

 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself

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