LD.3. The Semantics

To employ the lookup discovery service to perform discovery on its behalf, a client must first register with the lookup discovery service by invoking the register method defined in the LookupDiscoveryService interface. The register method is the only method specified by this interface.

LD.3.1. Registration Semantics

An invocation of the register method produces an object—referred to as a registration object (or simply a registration)—that is mutable. That is, the registration object contains methods through which it may be changed. Because registrations are mutable, each invocation of the register method produces a new registration object. Thus, the register method is not idempotent.

The register method may throw a RemoteException ...

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