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Date: 2004-08-27 (14:45)
From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Alternative Bytecodes for OCaml
On Sat, 2004-08-28 at 00:26, Daniel Ortmann wrote:
> Why not CORBA?  I must be missing something.

You're not. I worked on a heavy duty C++ telco
project and that's exactly what they did.
The management and visual monitoring code was
Java and connected to the embedded C++ engine via Corba.

However this kind of interfacing isn't really
that good for lower level interoperability.
For example adding new primitive operations
to a programming system still seems to 
require an FFI approach -- you don't really
expect such primitives to reach across network
layers -- more likely you'd be using them to
*define* networking layers :)
John Skaller,
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