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From Dain Sundstrom <d...@iq80.com>
Subject Re: Specs, IDL compiler thoughts
Date Mon, 26 Jun 2006 19:29:11 GMT
On Jun 24, 2006, at 2:43 PM, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:

> Anders Hessellund Jensen wrote:
>> Sooner or later, we need to get rid of all our generated java  
>> classes and start generating these classes from the IDL sources.
>>
>> We therefore need to decide which IDL compiler to use for this.
>>
>> We have had some bad experiences with JacORB (http:// 
>> issues.apache.org/jira/browse/YOKO-34), so this time i suppose we  
>> stick to the SUN-provided idlj compiler.
>>
>> Geronimo has a CORBA 3.0 spec project. I think it would be  
>> reasonably easy to adapt these files to work with idlj. IMO, this  
>> would be the best approach.
>>
>> One issue with idlj is that it does not have support for the  
>> "local" keyword. I guess we will have to live with this  
>> limitation, and treat all interfaces as non-local.
>>
>> What do you think?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Anders
> Can we not get JacORB to fix that bug?
>
> BTW, should we release the maven plugin?

Can't we just write one, or maybe IONA could donate one?   
Alternatively, I think openorb has one, but IIRC it needs a lot of work.

-dain

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