Python ActiveX

Sam Collett sam_collett at lycos.co.uk
Fri Feb 8 15:46:20 CET 2002


Is it possible to have python installed as a simple activex control
(like jscript.dll and vbscript.dll)?

Using code similar to the following would install an activex control
(the following code installs msxml ver 4)...
<object classid="clsid:88d969c0-f192-11d4-a65f-0040963251e5"
codebase="msxml4.cab" width="0" height="0">
</object>

Can this be done with python as well e.g.
<object classid="clsid:[python clsid code here]" codebase="python.cab"
width="0" height="0">
</object>

I ask this because the user may not need all the extra features
(Pythonwin win32all etc) - it is quite a big download.

I hope to use it as a scripting language in html code:
<script language="python">
python statements here
</script>



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