idl2xsd is an IDL compiler to W3C XML Schema.
idl2xsd [options] spec.idl
All options are forwarded to C preprocessor, except -b -h -i -q -s -t -v -x.
With the GNU C Compatible Compiler Processor, useful options are :
Specific options :
-b base uri
Specify a base uri for location of import.
Specify a path for import (only for IDL version 3.0).
Generate qualified elements.
Generate a standalone Schema (not only type definition).
Generate tabulated XML (beautify for human).
Enable export (only for IDL version 3.0).
idl2xsd parses the given input file (IDL) and generates :
a W3C Schema spec.xsd following the CORBA to WSDL/SOAP Interworking Specification (WS-I comformant soap binding).
idl2xsd is a Perl OO application what uses the visitor design pattern. The parser is generated by Parse::Yapp.
idl2xsd needs XML::DOM module.
idl2xsd needs a cpp executable.
CORBA Specifications, including IDL (Interface Definition Language) and CORBA to WSDL/SOAP Interworking Specification are available on http://www.omg.org/.