Active X Event Handling
Posted on 1998-06-04
If I use an Active X control in my application that fires events, will those events be queued up so that I can respond to them one at a time. If there is a queueing effect, how deep is the queue? What happens if the queue overflows? Is there any ill effect on the Active X control if I do not respond right away to an event?
Based on the behavior I have seen, I am thinking that events are being fired as interrupts. This worries me. Anybody know what really happens?
I ask these questions because I am concerned that an Active X control I am using might go through periods where it bursts events to my application and I may not be able to respond to them all as quickly as they come in. I would like to avoid spinning a thread for each event that fires.