Official Specifications for CORBA support in Java[tm] SE 6
The specifications with which the Java[tm] Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) v.1.6.0
ORB complies are as follows. If these links do not take you to the referenced
specification, the OMG may have changed the URL, and you can link to www.omg.org to search for the correct specification.
These are the only specifications referenced by this document.
Supported Specification Details
Not all of the above specifications are currently implemented in the ORB
in Java[tm] SE 6. The precise list of supported sections is as follows:
CORBA 2.3.1 chapters 1-3 and 6-9
Revised IDL to Java language mapping, section 126.96.36.199, the orb.properties
CORBA 2.3.1 chapter 4 with the following replacements from the Portable
section 188.8.131.52 destroy
section 4.5.2 CodeFactory and PICurrent are required
Section 184.108.40.206 as updated for register_initial_reference
CORBA 2.3.1 chapter 5 with the following update from the Portable Interceptors
5.5.2 StringSeq and WStringSeq are required. This adds the
CORBA 2.3.1 sections 10.6.1 and 10.6.2 are supported for repository IDs.
CORBA 2.3.1 section 10.7 for TypeCode APIs.
CORBA 2.3.1 chapter 11, Portable Object Adapter (POA), with the following updates from the Portable Interceptors specification:
Section 11.3.7 POAs must preserve all policies
Section 220.127.116.11 again states that POAs must preserve all policies
Section 18.104.22.168 POA::id is required.
CORBA 2.3.1 chapters 13 and 15 define GIOP 1.0, 1.1, and 1.2. The Java SE 6
ORB fully supports all versions of GIOP, with the exception that the bi-directional
GIOP feature defined in sections 15.8 and 15.9 is not supported.
All of the Interoperable Naming Service is supported.
Portable Interceptors section 13.8 (the new Coder/Decoder interfaces)
all of chapter 21 (the interceptor specification).
Section 1.21.8 of the Revised IDL to Java Language Mapping Specification (ptc/00-11-03)
has been changed from the version in the IDL to Java Language Mapping Specification (ptc/00-01-08).
The IDL to Java compiler (idlj) complies with:
CORBA 2.3.1 chapter 3 (IDL definition)
CORBA 2.3.1 chapters 5 and 6 (semantics of Value types)
CORBA 2.3.1 section 10.6.5 (pragmas)
The IDL to Java mapping specification
The Revised IDL to Java language mapping specification section 1.12.1 "local interfaces"
The Java to IDL compiler (the IIOP backend for rmic) complies with:
CORBA 2.3.1 chapters 5 and 6 (value types)
The Java to IDL language mapping. Note that this implicitly references
section 1.21 of the IDL to Java language mapping
IDL generated by the -idl flag complies with CORBA 2.3.1 chapter 3.