[sword-devel] API's to sword

John Gardner sword-devel@crosswire.org
Thu, 28 Jun 2001 14:53:53 -0700

Oh, cool!  Why all the requests for a Python API?  They could just use the
ocx (at least on Windows)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-sword-devel@crosswire.org
> [mailto:owner-sword-devel@crosswire.org]On Behalf Of Chris Little
> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2001 8:57 AM
> To: sword-devel@crosswire.org
> Subject: RE: [sword-devel] API's to sword
> We have an ActiveX control/COM object completed already.  I don't know
> that much Microsoftese so I couldn't tell you if it is an ActiveX
> server, but I know it can be embedded in VB, VC++, and IE because I've
> tried those.  It's compiled under VC++ because we're ANSI C/C++
> compliant. :)  It's home page is
> http://www.crosswire.org/sword/diatheke/ (it's called ActiveDiatheke).
> I will update it as soon as 1.5.2 is golden, which I guess is now.
> There are a couple known bugs, but they will be worked out through the
> update to 1.5.2.
> I know of one commercial (shareware specifically) project using it
> already.
> > I don't know if Linux supports COM.  Some flavors of UNIX do.
> Linux supports XPCOM, I guess.  But the current version of me needs an
> upgrade before I will.  I don't think as useful on Linux though.
> --Chris