[ros-dev] Undocumented APIs
ch at eudicon.com
Tue Jan 31 12:08:17 CET 2006
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ros-dev-bounces at reactos.org [mailto:ros-dev-bounces at reactos.org] On
> Behalf Of Murphy, Ged (Bolton)
> Sent: 31. januar 2006 11:00
> To: 'ReactOS Development List'
> Subject: RE: [ros-dev] Undocumented APIs
> What if a particular API is required for a particular program to work, but
> that API is undocumented by both Microsoft and the owner of the said
We don't need documentation from the author of the software that needs the
API. We just need to document that the software needs the API.
> Also, what about using code from 3rd parties which might contain
> undocumented API's, like Wine for instance?
Wine has a similar policy, but in general we should try to fix issues
upstream. If we can't do that, then so be it. Forking source code isn't
usually worth it.
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