Hal,

> It sounds like my first impulse might well be the easiest one --
> to wrap a COM server with Ruby and then share it remotely
> using drb.

Correct ... that would be my impulse too :-)
 
> To talk to a local COM-aware app, there's no reason Win32OLE
> shouldn;t suffice, is there? 

Depends on the app ... rather the documentation (or the lack thereof) that comes with it.
But yes, in general there is no reason that Win32OLE shouldn't suffice.

Which COM aware app(s) are we talking of here?
-- shanko


		
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