OLE was a rapidly growing area until Microsoft came up with COM. Today, OLE is a subset of COM, and is used only as an application object interchange interface.
[>] microsoft.public.vb.ole
[>] microsoft.public.vb.ole.automation
[>] microsoft.public.vb.ole.cdk
[>] microsoft.public.vb.ole.servers
[>] OLE Server Frequently Asked Questions
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