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Integration with Programming Language

As we saw above, the IPC facilities can be integrated with a programming language, that is, a programming language would provide the interface to invoke them (e.g. Ada). The advantage is the ability to communicate values of programmer-defined types, type checking, and and the possibility of using high-level declarative constructs. The disadvantage the inability of processes written in different languages to communicate with each other.

Prasun Dewan 2006-02-02