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Re: To wstring or not to wstring...

From: Lauren Wood <lauren@sqwest.bc.ca>
Date: Tue, 07 Jul 1998 09:45:41 -0700
Message-Id: <199807071645.JAA20050@sqwest.bc.ca>
To: DOM List <www-dom@w3.org>
At 07/07/98 05:42 AM , ANOQ of the Sun wrote:

>Arrrgh! Is this supposed to be a standard or just Yet Another
>Non-Standard (tm)!? The advantage of defining APIs in IDL,
>is that it it possible to grap any stub compiler for
>generating an API in any programming language. Then you
>just use CORBA to use, say a C++ implementation of DOM
>from Smalltalk or whatever. I'm still waiting for an
>IDL->SML97 mapping, so that I can use a C++ implementation
>of DOM from SML97, but that's another story...

And I don't think there's an IDL-to-ECMA Script mapping yet either. The
reason we did the handcrafted Java bindings was because we thought the DOM
interfaces, in general, don't need all the CORBA overhead. 


Lauren
Received on Tuesday, 7 July 1998 12:45:42 GMT

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