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I have an rmiregistry process running when I execute the main method in this class:
It works perfectly.
This code also works perfectly:
They are the same, except for Line 19. Using the debugger as far as I can, I don't see that these two classes (InitialContext and Naming) rely on the same code, yet (in this application) they do very similar things.
Why are there two ways to bind a registry entry to an object?
What, if anything, would make one preferable to the other?