OT [ReactOS-related] Win32s API dosumentation

Wesley Parish wes.parish at paradise.net.nz
Mon Sep 29 19:47:53 CDT 2008


I'll get onto it right away.

Wesley Parish

Quoting Owen Rudge <owen at owenrudge.net>:

> > Does anyone know where to get copies of the Win32s documentation, such
> as 
> > it
> > is?
> I don't know where to find a copy as such (perhaps tucked away in the
> old 
> Microsoft FTP server, or linked to from a KB article?), but I do have a
> couple of versions here, shipped with various old compilers. Probably
> the 
> more detailed file I have is came with the Win32 SDK shipped with Watcom
> C/C++ 10.6. You may be able to find a copy of it on eBay, I guess.
> Another 
> version came with Borland C++ 4.51, in a self-contained .hlp file,
> although 
> this only seems to apply to Win32s 1.1 (the help file is dated
> 1992-1993). 
> According to http://wrc.gro.clinux.org/johnfindlay/lcc-win32/links.htm,
> Borland used to have a copy of those help files on its FTP server. They
> no 
> longer seem to be there, but I've taken the liberty of uploading the old
> 1.1 
> programmer's guide to http://www.owenrudge.net/various/win32s.hlp. Note
> that 
> Win32s 1.1 didn't support things like OLE 2.0, MAPI, ODBC, etc (which
> later 
> versions of Win32s did, I believe), so getting the latest documentation
> would probably be best.
> Hope this helps,
> -- 
> Owen Rudge
> http://www.owenrudge.net/ 

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