(Resent) Documentation - Reference to MSDN?

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at codeweavers.com
Fri Jul 2 04:51:11 CDT 2010

James McKenzie <jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net> wrote:

> > Creating a MSDN clone does not belong to the Wine project.
> I think you completely miss what this is all about.  We are NOT creating 
> an MSDN 'clone'.  Maybe a cleaned up duplicate of soared.org.  We do 
> need to annotate, in one location, the project's findings and code that 
> is pending implementation that was acquired through research of existing 
> resources and validation through blackbox testing.
> It is NOT our purpose to provide sample code or anything like it.   That 
> is what MSDN is there for.  To assist Microsoft Developers working with 
> Windows products to produce Windows programs.  Not to assist or aid any 
> others in the pursuit of a 'look alike' API that just happens to run on 
> UNIXy operating systems.
> I agree with Alexandre, we don't need to hijack the wiki for Wine to do 
> this.  Maybe we do need another wiki site that is separate from but 
> equal to the current wiki, but for Wine developers/hackers only and 
> their efforts to improve upon current Wine project efforts.

Who are those "we"? I personally don't need anything listed above.

Quoting Alexandre's response:
"That's what the source code and test cases are for. If you rely on the
function documentation you are in trouble anyway, nobody bothers to
update it when new behaviors are discovered."


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