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public abstract class SocketAddress
extends Object implements Serializable

Known Direct Subclasses

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.

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Public constructors


Inherited methods

From class java.lang.Object

Public constructors


Added in API level 1
SocketAddress ()

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