Provides a response from a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI). This is an abstract class.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
The 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 class while protocol-specific classes derived from carry out the details of the request.
The following example creates a instance from a WebRequest.
// Initialize the WebRequest. WebRequest myRequest = WebRequest.Create("http://www.contoso.com"); // Return the response. WebResponse myResponse = myRequest.GetResponse(); // Code to use the WebResponse goes here. // Close the response to free resources. myResponse.Close();
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The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.