[python-win32] Have IHTMLWindow2 objectneed correspondingIHTMLWindow3 object and flash box

niki niki at vintech.bg
Thu Aug 2 09:25:09 CEST 2007


Tim Roberts wrote:
> niki wrote:
>>> As I understand it, win32gui exposes the raw GDI APIs and deals with raw
>>> GDI handles as plain integers.  win32ui is an attempt to wrap the raw
>>> GDI interfaces with Pythonic wrapper objects.
>> IIRC win32ui is MFC based and better avoided.
> 
> Why?  Just personal bias?  There is nothing inherently wrong with MFC. 
> The overhead it adds in this situation is relatively benign, compared to
> the overhead of Python, and the win32ui objects are more convenient to
> work with.

Nothing personal, just business. :)
E.g. size events works properly only in pythonwin, not in python.exe or 
COM server. Recompilation with special define can fix this but requires 
some changes in code.

HTH

Niki Spahiev


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