dcom client from non-windows python

Paul Rudin paul_rudin at scientia.com
Wed Jul 2 10:32:58 CEST 2003

>>>>> "drs" == drs  <drs at ecp.cc> writes:

    > My guess is you would be more successful using pyro for the
    > distributed stuff. 

Ya, but that doesn't allow you to talk to, for example, excel running
on a windows box directly. 

    > my other guess is that python com simply wraps windows stuff,
    > and that reimplementing windows on linux would take a while.

I'm not sure how much reimplementing windows is needed? There are
other non-python tools that achieve this kind of thing - see e.g.
<http://www.linar.com/> - in theory you just need to know how to drive
the dcom network protocol.

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