[fpc-pascal] What about to support of automation technologies (UNO, COM) ?

Krishna v.krishnakumar at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 13:42:15 CET 2007

On 11/7/07, Marc Santhoff <M.Santhoff at t-online.de> wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 07.11.2007, 14:18 +0300 schrieb Andrey Gusev:
> > I have tried to compile of Delphi-UNO bridge (was fetched from
> > sourceforge) - it was unsuccessful.
> > After i have look through freepascal.ru, freepascal.org forums, i
> > suspect that at present fpc cannot
> > get basic automation support (in sense to call to automation interfaces
> > by variant means). I'm is
> > right in that assumption ?
> If I understand you correctly:
> You can use OLE Automation with any pascal compiler, but only on windos
> platform. There are examples on the OO.o-site, try finding something
> there:
> http://development.openoffice.org/
> For OS independent programming Openoffice you'd need to port the
> Delphi-UNO-bridge to an fpc-UNO-bridge.

imho, a bridge to XPCOM is more useful than UNO. object pascal is
deally suited for component oriented programming. btw, is there a
delphi bridge for xpcom? googling dint help.

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