RE: Can a CORBA server return a pointer to a GTK+ object?

> On Sun, 14 Mar 1999, Russell Steinthal wrote:
> > A question for the ORBit/CORBA gurus:
> > 
> > Is there a way for a CORBA server to return a pointer to arbitrary 
> > memory?  My gut tells me that that shouldn't be allowed (since it 
> > would be next to impossible to extend to a remote server), and the 
> > documentation I have found so far seems to confirm that...
> Not that easily. Each application gets it's own virtual memory space, so
> pointers passed between the two wouldn't make sense.
> It was screwy enough when I did that on DOS :)

can't you do it if you know the server is collocated/inproc? 

on the topic, is there any way to check if a server is inproc?

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