Passing com object from simple xmlrpc server to client

Diez B. Roggisch deets at
Mon Nov 27 20:56:17 CET 2006

tsjuan schrieb:
> Hello python users,
> I am just learning on how to use xmlrpc and stumbled upon how to pass
> com object
> from server to client side.
> The client side complain about can't marshall the com object. I don't
> know what type
> of marshall command I should use to pass the object.

you can't do that. COM is a interprocess-communication facility that 
doesn't have a value - which is what marshalling tries to accomplish: 
create a wire-representation of a value.

If you are using COM anyway, why don't you use DCOM instead of XMLRPC - 
then things could work.


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