public interface URLFactory
URLFactorydefines a means of obtaining a URL associated with an object. The URL returned may be based on any property of the object, for example its Java class, methods or fields or its
Annotation. As the criteria by which the URL are created will be highly variable it is left to the implementation to cast the
Objectargument and perform any necessary checks. An implementation may make any additional checks such as applying
PropertyConstraints or checking an
An example use case is in obtaining hyperlink target to associate with a sequence hit in a database search which will then be placed in an image map.
- Keith James