Appendix A: OpenOffice.org API-Design-Guidelines

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The following rules apply to all external programming interface specifications for OpenOffice. The API consists of the following stereotypes or design elements:

Structures

Structures are used to specify simple composed data elements.(Structures only consist of data, not methods.)

Exceptions

Exceptions are used for error handling.(Exceptions can be thrown or transported using an any.)

Interfaces

Interfaces are used to specify a single aspect in behavior.(Interfaces only consist of methods, not data.)

Services

Services are used to specify abstract objects.(Services specify properties and the interaction of the supported interfaces.)

Typedefs

Typedefs are used to define basic types for specific purposes.(This stereotype should be used carefully.)
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