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From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-06 15:38:08

Cliff Green wrote:
> On Tue, 06 Mar 2007 08:31:55 -0700
> Jeff Garland <jeff_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> A project that would align more closely with the Boost
>> mission would be a redo
>> of the CORBA binding (it's awful) for C++ using TR1 and
>> other modern C++.
> Yes! The CORBA C++ binding is truly awful in many ways.
> Supporting a modern binding using standard C++, TR1, and
> Boost facilities would go a long way towards simplifying
> and "robustifying" CORBA use in C++ apps. I'm sure other
> orgs or people have tried this in the past (probably not
> with Boost or TR1, though), so I would assume there's some
> case studies available (specially if the project was
> unsuccessful - that would give a good idea of the scope
> and challenges involved).

(If this project is indeed going to take off, I'd suggest to
have a good look into the OmniORB project (
Not only is this a very robust and high-performance CORBA
implementation, it also has a very clean code base.
In particular, the IDL compiler is very well designed, making
it straight forward to plug in a new backend, e.g. when
prototyping new bindings.

I'm using the OmniORB IDL parser myself in an unrelated


      ...ich hab' noch einen Koffer in Berlin...

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