Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.text.spi
Class CollatorProvider

java.lang.Object
  extended by java.util.spi.LocaleServiceProvider
      extended by java.text.spi.CollatorProvider

public abstract class CollatorProvider
extends LocaleServiceProvider

An abstract class for service providers that provide concrete implementations of the Collator class.

Since:
1.6

Constructor Summary
protected CollatorProvider()
          Sole constructor.
 
Method Summary
abstract  Collator getInstance(Locale locale)
          Returns a new Collator instance for the specified locale.
 
Methods inherited from class java.util.spi.LocaleServiceProvider
getAvailableLocales
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

CollatorProvider

protected CollatorProvider()
Sole constructor. (For invocation by subclass constructors, typically implicit.)

Method Detail

getInstance

public abstract Collator getInstance(Locale locale)
Returns a new Collator instance for the specified locale.

Parameters:
locale - the desired locale.
Returns:
the Collator for the desired locale.
Throws:
NullPointerException - if locale is null
IllegalArgumentException - if locale isn't one of the locales returned from getAvailableLocales().
See Also:
Collator.getInstance(java.util.Locale)

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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