javax.media
Interface MediaHandler

All Known Subinterfaces:
DataSink, DataSinkProxy, Demultiplexer, MediaProxy, Player, Processor

public abstract interface MediaHandler

MediaHandler is the base interface for objects that read and manage media content delivered from a DataSource.

There are currently three supported types of MediaHandler/code>: Player, MediaProxy and DataSink.


Method Summary
 void setSource(DataSource source)
          Set the media source the MediaHandler should use to obtain content.
 

Method Detail

setSource

public void setSource(DataSource source)
               throws java.io.IOException,
                      IncompatibleSourceException
Set the media source the MediaHandler should use to obtain content.
Parameters:
source - The DataSource used by this MediaHandler.
Throws:
java.io.IOException - Thrown if there is an error using the DataSource
IncompatibleSourceException - Thrown if this MediaHandler cannot make use of the DataSource.