win32com/makepy question

Robert Kaplan belovedbob at
Thu Jan 27 23:30:40 EST 2005


I've been looking at the client side com stuff in in the 
client subdirectory under win32com, and some of the routines do exactly 
that.  Certainly DispatchWithEvents tries to generate that, and I 
thought Dispatch does before returning a late binding object.

Hope this helps,


Tom Willis wrote:

>Just a general question.
>It seems in COM late binding is something that should be avoided if possible.
>Because python seems to be really good at doing thing dynamically I'm
>wondering why no one  has figured out how to make the functionality in
>makepy fire automagically when you need it.
>For example, it would be nice if you are creating an object
>repeatedly(ADODB.Recordset) that some logic would trigger whatever
>makepy does to generate and cache the modules generated from the
>typelib that's accessed.
>It would be cool, that's all I'm saying. I'm sure the standard
>response is "Why don't you write it" and maybe I will, I'm just
>wondering if anyone has thought of it before and is working on it or

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