[sword-devel] MozSword

Don A. Elbourne Jr. sword-devel@crosswire.org
Thu, 24 Oct 2002 09:24:35 -0500

That part of the deal is a little over my head.

by grace alone,

Don A. Elbourne Jr.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Troy A. Griffitts" <scribe@crosswire.org>
To: <sword-devel@crosswire.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 1:19 PM
Subject: Re: [sword-devel] MozSword

> Hey guys,
> Simple OO wrappers have been made for other things like CLX.  In the
> bindings directory there is a flatapi.cpp file that export a "C" api
> useful for making bindings.  in clx/sword.pas you will see how we've
> made OO classes that use these.  We only export the base interface
> classes, not all the derived classes, but this is the core of the API
> and Terry Biggs has even built a fairly extensive application to test
> the CLX classes under bindings/clx/test2.  You'll need the free download
> from borland 'open kylix' to try them out.
> -Troy.
> Patrick Narkinsky wrote:
> > Thus spake "Don A. Elbourne Jr."> :
> >
> >
> >>If anyone else is interested in this, please jump in. The big hurdle I
> >>is getting XUL to talk to Sword. I am guessing that XPCOM is the way to
> >>this, but I'm not sure.
> >
> >
> > For what it's worth, I researched that question a bit and, yes, XPCOM is
> > what is required.  One of the difficulties may be the complexity of the
> > sword interface.  It might be easier to do an XPCOM wrapper around
> > than around libsword.a.
> >
> >
> > Patrick
> >