|Microsoft DirectX 9.0|
Microsoft?DirectPlay?does not handle URL strings directly. Instead, the string must be encapsulated in a DirectPlay address object (CLSID_DirectPlay8Address). This object exposes the IDirectPlay8Address interface that enables you to insert URL information into, or extract it from, the address object.
To create DirectPlay address, you must call CoCreateInstance to create a DirectPlay address object. You can then define the address in one of two ways:
When you receive an address object, you have a similar pair of options.