org.apache.http
Interface FormattedHeader

All Superinterfaces:
Header
All Known Implementing Classes:
BufferedHeader

public interface FormattedHeader
extends Header

An HTTP header which is already formatted. For example when headers are received, the original formatting can be preserved. This allows for the header to be sent without another formatting step.

Since:
4.0

Method Summary
 CharArrayBuffer getBuffer()
          Obtains the buffer with the formatted header.
 int getValuePos()
          Obtains the start of the header value in the buffer.
 
Methods inherited from interface org.apache.http.Header
getElements, getName, getValue
 

Method Detail

getBuffer

CharArrayBuffer getBuffer()
Obtains the buffer with the formatted header. The returned buffer MUST NOT be modified.

Returns:
the formatted header, in a buffer that must not be modified

getValuePos

int getValuePos()
Obtains the start of the header value in the buffer. By accessing the value in the buffer, creation of a temporary string can be avoided.

Returns:
index of the first character of the header value in the buffer returned by getBuffer.


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