[ros-dev] Undocumented APIs

Casper Hornstrup ch at eudicon.com
Tue Jan 31 19:50:04 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 19:36
> To: ReactOS Development List
> Subject: Re: [ros-dev] Undocumented APIs
> Steven Edwards wrote:
> > I think that if you want to implement a new api just for fun you
> > should be free do so however I 100% agree with Caspers point of view.
> > I hightly doubt your implementing a new API without any documentation
> > on MSDN or somewhere on the net even if you can't find a 3rd party
> > application so just quote your source for the API in the documentation
> > tree and that should be good enough.
> I understand that. However, I only implemented documented Vista APIs.
> Pretty much all of them are already documented in the Platform SDK, a
> few are documented in some PDC presentations. Of course there's no real
> world application that already uses them because the OS isn't even
> released.

Then the APIs are "publicly documented by Microsoft" and I don't see the
relevance of using them as an argument in this thread.


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