US.3. Introduction to the Helper Utilities

US.3.1. The Discovery Utilities

The Jini Discovery Utilities Specification defines a set of general-purpose utility interfaces collectively referred to as the discovery management interfaces. Those interfaces define the policies to apply when implementing helper utilities that manage an entity’s discovery duties. Currently, the set of discovery management interfaces consists of the following three interfaces:

  • DiscoveryManagement

  • DiscoveryGroupManagement

  • DiscoveryLocatorManagement

Because the discovery management interfaces provide a uniform way to define utility classes that perform discovery-related management duties on behalf of an entity, the discovery utilities specification defines a number of helper ...

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