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chandran rajesh
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Joined: Jul 12, 2001
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what is corba?
timothy zimmerman
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Joined: Jun 26, 2001
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The acronym CORBA stands for Common Object Request Broker Architecture. Basically it is a way of distributing application objects. Using Interface Definition Language (IDL ) an interface is generated for these objects. An Object Request Broker ( ORB ) handles requests for these objects via the interface.
That is a pretty high level explanation I think. I hope it helps some. I know from reading this board that others here have much more in depth knowledge.
timothy zimmerman
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Joined: Jun 26, 2001
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