[sword-devel] RE: e-Sword
Tue, 7 Nov 2000 12:54:19 -0800
I have a "Learning Edition" of VC++ 6.0 which allows me to compile
programs, but it inserts a nag screen when it runs. I would be interested
in a version that compiles under VC. Another possiblity might be to write a
VC or VB COM "wrapper" that calls the SWORD API that's already been
From: Troy A. Griffitts [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Tuesday, November 07, 2000 1:31 PM
Subject: Re: [sword-devel] RE: e-Sword
I don't have a recent version of the their compiler or I would try it
again. Actually, we had the authority on the subject-- Bjarne
Stroustrup-- tell us that WE where wrong. I guess I'll believe him. :)
gcc and borland c++ both allow creation of a temp and passing its
reference, but MS does not support it. I guess it really isn't called
for in the spec, the compilers that support it are doing so out of
benevolence. I thought we changed stuff to fix this, but it has been a
I will try to hunt down a box somewhere with the compiler and try it.
Actually, I'd rather someone that knows what they're doing in that world
nuno barreto wrote:
> I've tried it recently.
> Don't remember what the errors where, but they where all in the linker, it
> Nuno Barreto
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "email@example.com"
<firstname.lastname@example.org> on behalf of "Palumbo, William"
> Sent: Mon, 6 Nov 2000 16:27:54 -0800
> To: "'email@example.com'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: RE: [sword-devel] RE: e-Sword
> Are their any VC++ programmers out there? I would like to set-up Sword to
> run under VC++
> Has anyone tried this recently (or at all) and can they give me some
> specifics on what the errors are?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Chris Little [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Sunday, November 05, 2000 11:42 PM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: RE: [sword-devel] RE: e-Sword
> > Rick Meyers (the e-Sword author) seems very receptive to the
> > idea of joining
> > forces, and I've invited him to join the list. I still don't
> > know how easy
> > it will be for him to do much work with SWORD if he turns out
> > only to know
> > VB.
> > Which brings me to a new question...
> > Does anyone have any idea how easy it might be to compile a
> > Windows lib/dll
> > of SWORD? Could cygwin perhaps compile SWORD OOTB?
> > Troy, is SWORD still incompilable with VC++ because of
> > non-ANSI-compliance
> > or might that have been fixed in VC++ 6.0? If we could get a
> > SWORD dll (or
> > lib), then I could churn out an ActiveX control and we could
> > let everyone
> > with VB brew his own SWORD frontend.
> > --Chris Little
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: email@example.com
> > > [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Chris Little
> > > Sent: Saturday, November 04, 2000 2:21 PM
> > > To: email@example.com
> > > Subject: RE: [sword-devel] RE: e-Sword
> > >
> > >
> > > I'll ask, but am not too hopeful, if for no other reason than we
> > > don't have
> > > a VB interface to our library. Worth a try anyway.
> > >
> > > --Chris Little
> > >
> > > Paul Gear wrote:
> > >
> > > > Why not ask if the author would like to join forces?
> > Maybe they could
> > > > fill the role of the coordinator for the Windows frontend
> > and let Troy
> > > > concentrate on the libraries like has wanted to for some time.
> > >