PythonCom equivalent on Linux!

Eric Brunel eric_brunel at despammed.com
Tue Oct 19 11:02:29 CEST 2004


Alex Martelli wrote:
[snip]
> (Corba specifies language bindings for a bazillion
> languages, but any given broker may not offer _all_, I believe...).

Just a precision to be sure no-one will be misunderstanding this: nothing 
prevents you to use different CORBA ORBs for your different languages. Since all 
ORBs use the same protocols and architecture, they interoperate quite gracefully.

I used once fnorb for Python (http://www.fnorb.org/) and JacORB for Java 
(http://www.jacorb.org/) and everything worked OK.

But of course, you may get some functions implemented in some ORBs, but not in 
other ones (e.g activation models...)

The OMG site has a good list of ORBs, free or commercial:
http://www.omg.org/technology/corba/corbadownloads.htm

HTH
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