Hello people. I have some questions

Duncan Grisby dgrisby at uk.research.att.com
Mon Sep 3 15:21:56 CEST 2001


In article <9mvslo01b35 at enews1.newsguy.com>,
 Alex Martelli <aleax at aleax.it> wrote:

>It IS murky, but I hear that Java can easily talk to StarOffice,
>which was my point -- so I can automate StarOffice with Python,
>in a way that's portable between, e.g., a Windows '98 box and
>a Linux Mandrake 8.0 one, both running StarOffice & Python.  I
>tend to have some doubts that I can do this with Corba (as you
>say, I don't know of any corbification of StarOffice either),
>COM (no COM on the Linux box), or other ways...?

There does seem to be some effort towards integrating OpenOffice's
(nee StarOffice) UNO object model with CORBA:

  http://udk.openoffice.org/common/man/concept/uno_corba.html

I don't think it's anything usable yet, though.

Cheers,

Duncan.

-- 
 -- Duncan Grisby  \  Research Engineer  --
  -- AT&T Laboratories Cambridge          --
   -- http://www.uk.research.att.com/~dpg1 --



More information about the Python-list mailing list