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Does ICE support reflection like the Interface Repository
in CORBA and if so where is it documented? Also does it support
the equivalent of DII in CORBA?

Vivek Arora


  • marc
    marc Florida
    No, we don't have DII/DSI or reflection yet. What we do have, however, is the possibility to send and receive (and forward) requests as "blobs".

    I think adding something like DII/DSI would be relatively simple: It would be an interface to construct a request as blob, and another interface to interpert a blob's content. As for the IFR, we could use a subset of our slice parser tree, which can hold all details about the slice code.

    If there is a lot of interest in such a feature, we can put it on our todo list.