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about the naming conventions

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Hello!

I just want to know the correct naming conventions.

Is it correct to say that a DLL is a executable or is it only an exe file
that is allowed to be named executable.

//Tony
Sep 29 '06 #1
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tony wrote:
Hello!

I just want to know the correct naming conventions.

Is it correct to say that a DLL is a executable or is it only an exe file
that is allowed to be named executable.

//Tony

Hi,
A DLL is not an executable. It is an In-Process Server. That
means, a DLL will require an executable to use its functionality. The
literal meaning of In-Process Server means, the dll needs another
process to execute. But, the executable is self Dependant, and does not
need other process for its execution.
Also, you cannot just change the extension of files so that they
may be considered executables or DLL's
Thanks !

Sep 29 '06 #2

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