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Is IPv4 APIPA indeterministic?

Japanese Wikipedia article page for link-local address mentions that the creation of link-local address is almost always indeterministic (非決定論的 in Japanese). The corresponding English page does not ...
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Do devices using APIPA check for address conflicts before self-allocating an IP? If so, how?

My understanding is that with APIPA, clients can automatically self-configure an IP address and subnet mask when a DHCP server isn't available. I understand that this approach isn't really practical ...
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