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Standard ECMA-230
Portable Common Tool Environment (PCTE) - IDL Binding (Interface Definition Language)

2nd edition (December 1997)

This Ecma Standard defines the standard binding of the Portable Common Tool Environment (PCTE), as specified in ECMA-149, to the CORBA Interface Definition Language (IDL) defined in ISO/IEC 14750 Link to non-Ecma site. Ecma is not responsible for the contents of the site..

A number of features are not completely defined in ECMA-149, some freedom being allowed to the implementer.  Some of these features are specified as implementation limits.  Some constraints are placed on these implementation limits by this IDL Binding Standard.  These constraints are specified in clause 24, Implementation Limits.

PCTE is an interface to a set of facilities that forms the basis for constructing environments supporting systems engineering projects. These facilities are designed particularly to provide an infrastructure for programs which may be part of such environments.  Such programs, which are used as aids to systems development, are often referred to as tools.

The following file can be freely downloaded:

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ECMA-230.pdf 282 453    Acrobat (r) PDF file

This Ecma publication is also approved as ISO/IEC 13719-4.

The previous replaced "historical" edition of this Ecma Standard is available here.


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