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> Q1. Is it possible to create COM automation servers in mingw?

Yes.

> Q2. Is it possible to use those servers from another language? I think
>this means the ability to implement Idispatch.

I believe the COM extensions for Python will let you access COM objects
directly, but you'ld need to implement IDispatch to support scripting
languages in general.

>Q3. Does anyone have a simple example of a working COM object in mingw
>that you"d be willing to share?

The standard COM samples from the Platform SDK show how to create COM
objects in C++ that support OLE Automation.

Ross Ridge

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