JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

Interface ByteChannel

All Superinterfaces:
Channel, Closeable, ReadableByteChannel, WritableByteChannel
All Known Implementing Classes:
DatagramChannel, FileChannel, SocketChannel

public interface ByteChannel
extends ReadableByteChannel, WritableByteChannel

A channel that can read and write bytes. This interface simply unifies ReadableByteChannel and WritableByteChannel; it does not specify any new operations.


Method Summary
Methods inherited from interface java.nio.channels.ReadableByteChannel
Methods inherited from interface java.nio.channels.Channel
close, isOpen
Methods inherited from interface java.nio.channels.WritableByteChannel
Methods inherited from interface java.nio.channels.Channel
close, isOpen

JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

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