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Topic: Re: Converting C++ to Delphi
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 56723
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:21 PM

At 10:25 PM 11/29/2001 +1100, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>There have been numerous posts where I have read that you cannot write an
>Adobe plugin using a development tool other than MS Visual C++.


>I have the C++ Code for the samples provided with the SDK - Could someone
>please give me a valid and detailed reason why I should not try to convert
>the sample files into Delphi code and build a new .DLL from within Delphi?

The main issue would be conversion of all of the headers to be
compatible with MSVC, making sure that you got all the calling conventions
correct. All of the API's for calling back into Acrobat assume that you
are using a C/C++ compiler with a compatible ABI to MSVC. If Delphi can be
set up to build such an animal, then you're in luck...


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