[Bug 14810] WinHttp needs to be implemented
ehoover at mines.edu
Sun Aug 10 20:49:52 CDT 2008
On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 6:39 PM, Juan Lang <juan.lang at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am trying to argue that the bug does not warrant closure, wine-devel
> > not seem like an appropriate venue for such a discussion.
> It depends on the bug. The consensus seems to be that this bug is
> invalid, and I'm inclined to agree. A better bug would be something
> about Command and Conquer Red Alert 3 Beta and how it fails. The bug,
> as you opened it, doesn't have enough details about the specific
> failure you're trying to fix.
At the time I opened the bug that would not have done any good, the only
thing I could have said at that time is that it failed on WinHttpOpen.
After minimally implementing things I could now have added a more complete
list if the bug were still open.
> > Honestly, I believe that this problem illustrates the need for these kind
> > bugs - if I had found a bug for WinHttp in bugzilla assigned to Zac then
> > could easily contact him. I do not have time to monitor wine-devel in
> > keep track of what everyone is working on so that I can keep from
> > on people's toes.
> If not stepping on someone's toes is your wish, is it too much to ask
> that you ask on wine-devel? You don't have to read it on a regular
> basis to post a question, and it's rather well known that Zac's been
> working on WinHttp. We could have pointed you in the right direction.
While this is not a particularly efficient mechanism for solving these kinds
of problems, I can do that in the future. Would you mind pointing me in the
direction of Zac's patches?
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