Built-In IDL Types
This section provides a detailed guide to most of the built-in types, describing the IDL syntax and language mappings for each one. The following categories of type are described here:
Basic types—For example, types such as char, short, long, and so on.
Constructed types—The types struct, union, and enum.
Template types—The types sequence<...>, fixed<...>, string<...>, and wstring<...>.
Complex declarator—Array types.
Native type—Types declared using the native keyword.
Some built-in types are not included in this section because they are described at length elsewhere in this book. The omitted types are