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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: New Vista APIs
Date Mon, 15 Jan 2007 08:58:49 GMT
Garrett Rooney wrote:
> On 1/13/07, Lucian Adrian Grijincu <lucian.grijincu@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> anyways, my former question stands: how would you like apr to deal
>> with this issue: have a secondary constructor, or have a new set of
>> objects (or just forget about it)?
> 
> In general, it seems like if we can't provide a cross-platform API
> with this new low level interface, I don't see the point in using it
> at all...  If it's absolutely going to require new interfaces with
> special cases to make it work, then I'm not sure what the real benefit
> would be.  I mean this is a "Portable Runtime", after all.

Agreed.

If it doesn't represent a portable construction, don't pollute apr with
it, but deploy it in your applications when you desire.

If you have to do an #if PLATFORM to use an apr feature, it's broken
and shouldn't have been an apr feature.

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