public abstract interface PublicKey
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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

extends Key

See also:
Key, PrivateKey, Certificate, Signature.initVerify,,

Since:  1.1