Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.

Re: Visible Windows-based HTTP apps

Author:Brent Simmons
Posted:12/13/1998; 10:29:12 PM
Topic:Visible Windows-based HTTP apps
Msg #:1165 (In response to 1163)
Prev/Next:1164 / 1166

Frontier, of course, does have an intermediate, it's COM DLL.

The problem isn't that COM servers are invisible. Frontier as a COM server isn't invisible when called from another application. But IIS runs with its own invisible desktop. COM servers called from IIS are invisible.

I've been looking at the archives of the ISAPI list:

One message mentions the possibility of running IIS as an application rather than a service:

But I can't figure out how to do that -- launching inetinfo.exe manually seems to do nothing.

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