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Handling namespaces during parsing

import java.util.HashMap;
import java.util.Iterator;
import java.util.Map;

import org.xml.sax.SAXException;
import org.xml.sax.helpers.DefaultHandler;

class SampleOfNamespacePrefixes extends DefaultHandler {
  private Map namespaceMapping = new HashMap();

  public void startPrefixMapping(String prefix, String uri) throws SAXException {
    namespaceMapping.put(uri, prefix);

  public void endPrefixMapping(String prefix) throws SAXException {
    Iterator i = namespaceMapping.keySet().iterator();
    for (; i.hasNext();) {
      String uri = (String) i.next();
      String uriPrefix = (String) namespaceMapping.get(uri);
      if (prefix.equals(uriPrefix)) {


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