Bionic Buffalo Tech Note #50: Effects of Portable Object Adapter Policies
Transient and Persistent Objects
The LifespanPolicy value of a POA determines whether or not the objects created by that POA can
outlive the POA itself.
Although the POA associated with a persistent object might no longer exist, the object remains
associated with that POA. If an invocation is made on a persistent object whose POA doesn't exist, the
implementation may elect to create the necessary POA. However, procedures for such automatic
resuscitation of a dead POA are beyond the scope of the basic CORBA specification. The Persistent
State Service specification does not cover such details.
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