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Foundation 1.1.2

java.security
Interface PublicKey

All Superinterfaces:
Key, Serializable
All Known Subinterfaces:
DSAPublicKey, RSAPublicKey

public interface PublicKey
extends Key

A public key. This interface contains no methods or constants. It merely serves to group (and provide type safety for) all public key interfaces. Note: The specialized public key interfaces extend this interface. See, for example, the DSAPublicKey interface in java.security.interfaces. NOTE: DSAPublicKey is found in J2ME CDC profiles such as J2ME Foundation Profile.

See Also:
Key, PrivateKey, Certificate, Signature.initVerify(java.security.PublicKey), DSAPublicKey, RSAPublicKey

Field Summary
static long serialVersionUID
          The class fingerprint that is set to indicate serialization compatibility with a previous version of the class.
 
Methods inherited from interface java.security.Key
getAlgorithm, getEncoded, getFormat
 

Field Detail

serialVersionUID

public static final long serialVersionUID
The class fingerprint that is set to indicate serialization compatibility with a previous version of the class.

See Also:
Constant Field Values

Foundation 1.1.2

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