msi automation IDL parameter names

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Sat May 5 05:20:48 CDT 2007

Robert Shearman <rob at> writes:

> This obviously won't work if the parameter names are different.
> However, the procedure to cleanly implement an IDL file with
> compatible parameter names isn't clear to me. I would think we would
> need legal advice as to how to do this.

It's no different from the other elements of the interface, if the
parameters are required for compatibility then there's no room for
creativity and thus no copyright violation, you can look up the names
in oleview and use the same ones when writing your IDL.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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