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Re: ELisp as a generic COM Client?

From: Peter Lee
Subject: Re: ELisp as a generic COM Client?
Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2003 22:10:00 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3.50 (windows-nt)

>>>> Jason Rumney writes:

    Jason> You can do what you like with your own copy of Emacs, but I
    Jason> don't think linking with most COM obects would be
    Jason> compatible with the GPL.

Why not?  You don't link with COM objects, but even if you did, I'm
not sure why it would be against the GPL.

As to the topic, a while back I wanted to be able to instantiate and
call into a COM object from Emacs and ended up creating a plugin based
on Steve Kemp's work: 

Within the plugin I did what I wanted, which was basically the
automation of msdn for context sensitive help.

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