[ros-dev] Undocumented APIs

Casper Hornstrup ch at eudicon.com
Tue Jan 31 12:34:14 CET 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ros-dev-bounces at reactos.org [mailto:ros-dev-bounces at reactos.org] On
> Behalf Of Thomas Weidenmueller
> Sent: 31. januar 2006 12:20
> To: ReactOS Development List
> Subject: Re: [ros-dev] Undocumented APIs
> Casper Hornstrup wrote:
> > 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.
> The problem I see is that wine has a lot less undocumented stuff by
> definition. They don't need to implement the lower levels that we do
> need. Unfortunately those lower levels are much less thoroughly
> documented, but IMO we should at least get the publicly known interfaces
> right. I'm not talking about internal things.
> - Thomas

Why implement something which is not used? From a survival POV, ReactOS is
better off doing what is needed instead of doing what is not needed.


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