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Vallabhaneni Suresh Kumar
Joined: Mar 01, 2004
Sep 13, 2005 05:03:00
The objects can be serialized if we extends Serializable interface. Then what are the purpose of writeObect() and readObject() methods? If we want to handle the serialization ourselves, we need to implement these methods or what?
Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Sep 13, 2005 05:13:00
Basically, yes. But if you want to handle serialization yourself, you should implement Externalizable instead of Serializable (and use readExternal/writeExternal, not readObject/writeObject).
I agree. Here's the link:
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