From: John P. Looney (john at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Fri 01 Jun 2001 - 13:43:27 IST
On Fri, Jun 01, 2001 at 01:36:21PM +0100, James Cooper mentioned:
> I'm working on a visual basic compiler for linux, and i need to know some
> stuff about linux's COM implementation if it has one.
First, checkout GnomeBasic. It currently runs most VB code with no
changes. It's an interpreter though.
> 1) Does it have a version of COM? (Heard of KParts, bonobo, CORBA, are
> these applicable?)
GnomeBasic may already have CORBA support. Micheal Meeks (who started on
it) thought it would be cool to have a GNORBA/COM translator of some sort.
> 2) Does it have type libraries?
> 3) If so, how do i read , create them?
No idea what they are, sorry..
> 4) Anyone have or know of a MS executable decompiler (dlls, exes,
-- When I say 'free', I mean 'free': free from bond, of chain or command: to go where you will, even to Mordor, Saruman, if you desire. " -- Gandalf, paraphrasing the choice between Free and Non-free software
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