Interface PublicKey

All Superinterfaces:
AsymmetricKey, Key, Serializable
All Known Subinterfaces:
DHPublicKey, DSAPublicKey, ECPublicKey, EdECPublicKey, RSAPublicKey, XECPublicKey

public interface PublicKey extends AsymmetricKey

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

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  • Field Details

    • serialVersionUID

      @Deprecated static final long serialVersionUID
      A serialVersionUID field in an interface is ineffectual. Do not use; no replacement.
      The class fingerprint that is set to indicate serialization compatibility with a previous version of the class.
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