pyxpcom

hg hg at nospam.com
Wed Nov 29 14:38:36 CET 2006


Trent Mick wrote:
>> My need is as follows: I have developed an activex component to access a
>> smart card on the client side / do some web site logon.
>>
>> Are xpcom / pyxpcom advanced/stable enough for such an implementation
>> under Linux / Windows ?
> 
> You mean to provide the equivalent functionality for Firefox that your
> activex component does for IE? Yes, xpcom and pyxpcom are quite stable,
> however putting together a Firefox extension that gets PyXPCOM itself up
> and running in a client's Firefox install will be quite challenging.
> 
> Trent
> 
Exactly ... are you saying I need to distribute Firefox compiled
differently in order to achieve that ?

This is less a python issue clearly if that is the case: would I have
the same issues to resolve if I were to write the module in C++ ?

Thanks,

hg



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