Marking a Python COM server safe for Internet Explorer

Steve Holden sholden at
Fri Jul 6 19:30:46 CEST 2001

"Bill Bell" <bill-bell at> wrote in ...
> As a kind of default, Internet Explorer will ask the user's permission
> before instantiating an ActiveX control. However, one can
> implement IObjectSafety to inform IE that one's control is safe,
> thus sparing the user the need to respond to the dialog box.
I must have misunderstood. Are you telling me that IE has a security system
to detect potentially unsafe downloaded content, but that it won't use this
system if the downloaded content tells it there's no need?

How very Microsoft. I must have missed something.



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