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Mayur Malhotra
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Joined: Mar 18, 2008
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Hi,

I Know that marker interface is an empty iterface,then what I want to know is that how does a class implementing marker interface work,i.e.how does how does a class implementing marker interface say serializable know that what is the functionality of serialization?
Venkata Kumar
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please see this link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marker_interface_pattern


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Ulf Dittmer
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You can also search through these forums; this question has been asked (ans answered) many times. Click the "Search" link at the top of the page, and select "All forums".


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Campbell Ritchie
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And there is a JavaRanch FAQ.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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