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Open Issues

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  • Name: idl4-csharp-rtf
  • Issues Count: 8

Issues Descriptions

Use of anonymous array type in array section

  • Status: open  
  • Source: Objective Interface Systems ( Chuck Abbott)
  • Summary:

    Anonymous types should be moved to their own section

    Suggest:

    //IDL
    typedef long myLongArray[2][3];

    // C# example

  • Reported: IDL4-CSHARP 1.0 — Mon, 30 Aug 2021 21:32 GMT
  • Updated: Wed, 8 Sep 2021 15:00 GMT

The class shall implement the IEquatable interface, where T is the corresponding class name.

  • Status: open  
  • Source: Objective Interface Systems ( Chuck Abbott)
  • Summary:

    This should be changed to a "may" or a "could". Shall seems overly prescriptive.

    How could a compliant implementation of Equals<T> be distinguished from Equals(Object) from the callers/users perspective?

  • Reported: IDL4-CSHARP 1.0 — Mon, 30 Aug 2021 21:22 GMT
  • Updated: Wed, 8 Sep 2021 15:00 GMT

Use of annotations as part of IDL example do not provide a clean example

  • Status: open  
  • Source: Objective Interface Systems ( Chuck Abbott)
  • Summary:

    The annotations should be covered in a separate section of the document and NOT be part of a clean, canonical example.

    Suggest:
    // IDL
    enum E

    {x, y, z}

    ;

    // C#
    public enum E

    { x, y, z }

    ;

    Also should enums inherit uint?

  • Reported: IDL4-CSHARP 1.0 — Mon, 30 Aug 2021 21:28 GMT
  • Updated: Wed, 8 Sep 2021 15:00 GMT

Sections mapped to naming schemes complicates the document

  • Status: open  
  • Source: Objective Interface Systems ( Chuck Abbott)
  • Summary:

    Suggestion is to have one section or appendix where possible naming mappings could be covered.

    Change the IDL example naming to match the C# community expectations if that makes it easier to specify

  • Reported: IDL4-CSHARP 1.1b1 — Mon, 30 Aug 2021 21:18 GMT
  • Updated: Wed, 8 Sep 2021 14:22 GMT

A canonical example for sequences is missing

  • Status: open  
  • Source: Objective Interface Systems ( Chuck Abbott)
  • Summary:

    Beside basic types no other canonical example is included. I suggest removing the basic types and having one example.

    // IDL
    struct foo

    {...};
    typedef sequence<foo> fooSeq;

    // C#
    class fooSeq : IDL:ISequences<foo> {...}

    ;

    Something like this.

  • Reported: IDL4-CSHARP 1.0 — Mon, 30 Aug 2021 21:13 GMT
  • Updated: Wed, 8 Sep 2021 14:22 GMT

Basic types include extended types

  • Status: open  
  • Source: Objective Interface Systems ( Chuck Abbott)
  • Summary:

    Types such as sbyte and int32 are included in this section and should not be.

    These types should be moved to the extended types section.

    The section for these types is missing from the document.

  • Reported: IDL4-CSHARP 1.1b1 — Mon, 30 Aug 2021 21:09 GMT
  • Updated: Wed, 8 Sep 2021 14:21 GMT

Union implicit default

  • Status: open  
  • Source: Objective Interface Systems ( Chuck Abbott)
  • Summary:

    The section that describes the default value does not include a discussion
    of what to do when a default is not present. In this case a method called _default or
    __default should be defined to set the discriminant to a non-switched field value.
    This should be fixed before December.

  • Reported: IDL4-CSHARP 1.1b1 — Wed, 24 Mar 2021 13:57 GMT
  • Updated: Thu, 1 Apr 2021 15:55 GMT

Partial classes cannot span assemblies

  • Status: open  
  • Source: Objective Interface Systems ( Chuck Abbott)
  • Summary:

    Every scope containing a constant declaration shall contain a public static partial class.

    The "public static partial class" is inconsistent with the examples in 7.2.3.1 above.

    The use of "partial" is suspect and cannot span assemblies. It may be useful for forward interface declarations though whose definition appears in another IDL file.

  • Reported: IDL4-CSHARP 1.1b1 — Wed, 24 Mar 2021 13:22 GMT
  • Updated: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 13:47 GMT