I see no indication about the future of some core OLE and COM technologies in Longhorn. Since Don Box (or Chris Sells?) said "...we will sure not make much investment in OLE32.DLL",
will every COM technology be ported to .NET? I'm developing a big application in COM/ATL, because I know Microsoft is good keeping compatibility and I need speed, control and the super ultra VC7 optimizer.
Well, here goes the list:
- MMC snap-ins development
- OLE documents
- OLE objects. Next time I copy a CorelDRAW graphic and paste into Microsoft Word 2007 the comunication between both will be .NET?
- Structured Storage. Maybe XML?
Can someone at MS point some directions?