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for object request broker
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :
Object Request Broker
(ORB) Part of the OMG CORBA specification,
an ORB's basic function is to pass method invocation
requests to the correct objects and return the results to
To achieve this the ORB must be able must be able to identify
and locate objects, handle connections from invoker and the
data returned from methods. Communication between the ORB and
applications are achieved through IDL stubs and skeletons
whilst the OMG has specified IIOP as the protocol through
which ORBs may communicate with each other. Using IIOP, an
ORB may request method invocations from a remote object.
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