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Provides a response from a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI). This is an abstract class.
Assembly: System.Net (in System.Net.dll)
'Declaration Public MustInherit Class WebResponse _ Implements IDisposable
public abstract class WebResponse : IDisposable
The WebResponse type exposes the following members.
|WebResponse||Initializes a new instance of the WebResponse class.|
|ContentLength||When overridden in a descendant class, gets or sets the content length of data being received.|
|ContentType||When overridden in a derived class, gets or sets the content type of the data being received.|
|Headers||When overridden in a derived class, gets a collection of header name-value pairs associated with this request.|
|ResponseUri||When overridden in a derived class, gets the URI of the Internet resource that actually responded to the request.|
|SupportsHeaders||Gets a value that indicates whether the Headers property is supported by the descendant class for the WebResponse instance.|
|Close||When overridden by a descendant class, closes the response stream.|
|Dispose()||Releases the resources used by the current instance of the WebResponse class.|
|Dispose(Boolean)||Called by the Dispose() and Finalize() methods to release the managed and unmanaged resources used by the current instance of the WebResponse class.|
|Equals(Object)||Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|Finalize||Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)|
|GetHashCode||Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)|
|GetResponseStream||When overridden in a descendant class, returns the data stream from the Internet resource.|
|GetType||Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)|
|MemberwiseClone||Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|ToString||Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)|
The WebResponse class is the abstract base class from which protocol-specific response classes are derived. Applications can participate in request and response transactions in a protocol-agnostic manner using instances of the WebResponse class while protocol-specific classes derived from WebResponse carry out the details of the request.
Notes to Inheritors
Supported in: 5, 4, 3
Silverlight for Windows Phone
Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0
Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.0
For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.