Java EE containers are the interface between the component and the lower-level functionality provided by the Java EE platform to support that component

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Java EE containers are the interface between the component and the lower-level functionality provided by the Java EE platform to support that component

The way 'the component' and the 'Java EE platform' actually 'interface' is not yet explained by the source text.

An «interface» stereotype for Component is introduced, with the clear understanding that this is not the same thing as the UML Interface metaclass.

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