Bultin OCX?

Marcus Meissner marcus at jet.franken.de
Thu May 29 12:05:15 CDT 2003

On Thu, May 29, 2003 at 05:25:20PM +0100, Mike Hearn wrote:
> > >They are normally shipped with the app. So would we really need one >in Wine?
> > 
> > I think one of the goals of wine is to implement all the functions
> > of windows systems, for instance now i'm testing an application
> > written in VB that uses both Winsock.ocx and mscomm.ocx (RS-232),
> > and I would like to use as builtin libraries/"com libraries" as possible, instead of using a "closed ocx", in which i can't do anything if something
> > fails...I know now exists some builtin programs like wine-Notepad or winemine, so i think, the next step is to develop builtin OCX...under
> > wine license
> OK, that's fine, but be aware that:
> * notepad is there because some apps require it
> * winemine is just a simple demo of how to write a WineLib app
> ie, Wine is NOT trying to replicate the entirety of Windows.

Err, we are trying that. And a standard winsock OCX falls under the
"to be done" category for me.

Ciao, Marcus

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