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public interface: PublicKey [javadoc | source]

All Implemented Interfaces:
    Key

All Known Implementing Classes:
    DSAPublicKey, ECPublicKey, DHPublicKey, RSAPublicKey

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.

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