Reflection/DII

varoravarora Member
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?

Thanks
Vivek Arora

Comments

  • marcmarc FloridaAdministrators, ZeroC Staff Marc LaukienOrganization: ZeroC, Inc.Project: The Internet Communications Engine ZeroC Staff
    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.
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