public abstract InputStream getStream (String key)

Returns the stream to which specified key is associated within this applet context. Returns null if the applet context contains no stream for this key.

For security reasons, mapping of streams and keys exists for each codebase. In other words, applet from one codebase cannot access the streams created by an applet from a different codebase

key    key whose associated stream is to be returned.

Returns:  the stream to which this applet context maps the key

Since:  1.4