DNSSDService.java   [plain text]


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package	com.apple.dnssd;

/**	A tracking object for a service created by {@link DNSSD}. */

public interface	DNSSDService
{
	/**
	Halt the active operation and free resources associated with the DNSSDService.<P>

	Any services or records registered with this DNSSDService will be deregistered. Any
	Browse, Resolve, or Query operations associated with this reference will be terminated.<P>

	Note: if the service was initialized with DNSSD.register(), and an extra resource record was
	added to the service via {@link DNSSDRegistration#addRecord}, the DNSRecord so created 
	is invalidated when this method is called - the DNSRecord may not be used afterward.
	*/
	void		stop();
}