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25  
26  package sun.security.util;
27  
28  import java.io.IOException;
29  import java.io.OutputStream;
30  
31  /**
32   * Interface to an object that knows how to write its own DER
33   * encoding to an output stream.
34   *
35   * @author D. N. Hoover
36   */
37  public interface DerEncoder {
38  
39      /**
40       * DER encode this object and write the results to a stream.
41       *
42       * @param out  the stream on which the DER encoding is written.
43       */
44      public void derEncode(OutputStream out)
45          throws IOException;
46  
47  }