Interface Link

All Superinterfaces:
All Known Implementing Classes:
ServiceURLLink, URLFactoryLink

public interface Link

Represents a link to a service on the network. The result of any successful link activation is a Jini service item, passed to the ActivationClient via the activationSucceeded() method.

Method Summary
 LinkActivation activate(ActivationClient al)
          Retrieve this service.

Method Detail


public LinkActivation activate(ActivationClient al)
                        throws java.rmi.RemoteException
Retrieve this service. The activate method will return promptly, returning a LinkActivation object that enables clients to abort an activation. Invoking activate again while an activation is currently in progress just starts a new activation independent of the already running one.