[python-win32] Re: Web-embeddable ActiveX

Thomas Heller theller@python.net
08 Apr 2003 09:04:19 +0200

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encoded version of the message I had in mind. Sorry for this, here is
the decoded version:

Mark Hammond <mhammond@skippinet.com.au> writes:

> > I was writing up a tutorial on how to embed Python binary COM controls
> > in web pages when I realized that I had only experienced "success"
> > because I had registered the control. Really, the web-embedded control
> > wasn't being downloaded at all.
> >
> > I need it to work in a download, like this:
> >
> > <OBJECT CLASSID="clsid:B306454A-CAE6-4A74-ACAD-0BB11EF256DD"
> > ID="stemTest"  CODEBASE="stem.cab">
> >
> >
> > I have a feeling that maybe I need an Installer built with this patch:
> >
> > http://trixie.triqs.com/pipermail/installer/2002-December/000233.html
> >
> > Is that the problem?
> Yep.  There is a theory that "regsvr32" has extensions to allow
> Pythoncomxx.dll to do the registration for arbitary .py objects.  While
> pythoncom has support for this, I have never digged into it in any detail -
> back when I looked at it, that regsvr support was very new and not widely
> deployed.
> > Let's say I build or borrow an appropriate set of
> > binaries, should I then expect that the right way to do this is to build
> > a CAB with cabarc or to build a monolithic DLL that represents the whole
> > control?
> I think the cab.  I'd love to get this working well, and py2exe is on my
> list too - spambayes has given me a real life project to use it on :)

Mark, I have in mind a new version of py2exe which should solve quite
some problems. Before you start to work on it, be sure to contact me.