I'm told that wchar and wstring were approved after CORBA 2.0 was
printed. Netscape uses (and ships) Visigenic's VisiBroker. Visigenic is
working on wchar/wstring support.
> What version of IDL is this extension in? I.e. Do I assume that this
> will be in CORBA 3.0, not CORBA 2.0? Any vendors supporting that
> extension yet, or announced support?
> Erik van der Poel wrote:
> > OMG (Object Management Group) recently extended IDL (Interface
> > Definition Language) to include wchar (wide char) and wstring (wide
> > string). Apparently, you can (or must) use Unicode in them, probably
> > in
> > big-endian order. It is probably difficult to use Unicode in their
> > "string" type, since implementations typically look for a null
> > terminator (zero byte).
> > Erik
> > Chuck wrote:
> > > Though not an OS, I was wondering if anyone had any feedback on
> > CORBA.
> > >
> > > It is my understanding that CORBA doesn't handle wide characters
> > > their "string" type.
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