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1.2 System Goals

The goals for supporting distributed objects in the Java programming language are:

Underlying all these goals is a general requirement that the RMI model be both simple (easy to use) and natural (fits well in the language).

The first two chapters in this specification describe the distributed object model for the Java programming language and the system overview. The remaining chapters describe the RMI client and server visible APIs which are part of the Java 2 platform.

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