Platforms that support COM

Somewhere I heard that COM was supported on multiple platforms (Windows, Unix, etc.) I am looking for a current table or listing of which platforms will and will not support COM? Please give the url.
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What is COM?
awjacobAuthor Commented:
Component Object Model. You can learn more about COM at the following link:
I never heard that COM was supported by unix. It's Marcosoft technology.
I think that the only other Operating System which support COM is DOS ;-)
I read some stuff saying Microsoft is working with some companies to migrate COM to Unix (and Macintosh?).

COM is supported in UNIX/LINUX platforms thru thirdparty products like  Interix ( and datafocus ( Also Compaq provides some COM support in its DIGITAL line of UNIX machines (

Recently, Microsoft announced about COM interface to DB2 RDBMS in IBM Mainframe (


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