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IDL
Last modified: Thursday, September 15, 2005 

Short for Interface Definition Language or, alternatively, Interface Definition Language, a computer language or syntax used to describe object interfaces by their names, methods, parameters, events, and return types. A compiler uses the IDL information to generate code to pass data between machines.

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The Interface Definition Language (IDL) is a language for specifying operations (procedures or functions), parameters to these operations, and data types. This chapter specifies IDL and the associated Attribute Configuration Source (ACS).

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