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Corba Type Map

The corba type map is a extensibility element added to the wsdl:definitions to add extra meta data to the IDL & WSDL type mapping.

To ensure that messages are converted into the proper format for a CORBA application to understand, the WSDL contracts need to unambiguously describe how data is mapped to CORBA data types.

For primitive types, the mapping is straightforward. However, complex types such as structures, arrays, and exceptions require more detailed descriptions.

There is no clear one to one mapping for some of the idl types because the XML Schema is a super set & covers many different variations of types.

Please refer to the schema in this location for more information. This typeMapping section is generated automatically when using the idltowsdl/wsdltoidl tools.