Serialization of base type

Hi,

Is it possible to do something like:

class Parent implements Serializable {
}
class Child extends Parent {
}

void Serialize()
{
    Child c = new Child();
    byte[] b = c.serializeToByteArray();

    Deserialize(b);
}

void Deserialize(byte[] b)
{
    Parent p = (Parent)b.deserialize();
}

Just wondering...

Thanks
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oleberCommented:
I'm a litle lost.

You wont to clone the Child class.

If it is that, you can serialize the Child and after do the unserialize and you got the clone.
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Ajay-SinghCommented:
If you are using java serialization, its quite possible. You don't need the
extra method Serialize/Deserialize
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