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From Sean Mullan <Sean.Mul...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: XMLSignature
Date Mon, 13 Jul 2009 13:19:42 GMT
Julien PASQUIER wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I would like to create a class which extends the XMLSignature class but 
> it is not possible because XMLSignature class is declared as "final".
> 
> Is it possible te remove the "final" declaration from the XMLSecurity 
> class in the next release of XMLSecurity (v1.4.3) ?

The XMLSignature classes (org.apache.xml.security.signature.XMLSignature 
and javax.xml.crypto.dsig.XMLSignature) are not designed to be 
subclassed. Instead, I would ask what you are trying to do and have you 
considered other solutions?

--Sean


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