JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0
Class SocketAddress

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public abstract class SocketAddress
extends Object
implements Serializable

This class represents a Socket Address with no protocol attachment. As an abstract class, it is meant to be subclassed with a specific, protocol dependent, implementation.

It provides an immutable object used by sockets for binding, connecting, or as returned values.

See Also:
Socket, ServerSocket, Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
Method Summary
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Detail


public SocketAddress()

JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

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