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From Paul Querna <c...@force-elite.com>
Subject Re: The use of CORE_PRIVATE
Date Fri, 11 Feb 2005 00:57:21 GMT
Greg Stein wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 11, 2005 at 06:26:00AM +1100, Bojan Smojver wrote:
> 
>>...
>>When I said "legal", I meant that in the technical sense. Along the
>>lines of "if I rely on what's below CORE_PRIVATE, am I setting myself up
>>for a disaster when those things change without notice?"
>>
>>Basically, are functions and other bits available under CORE_PRIVATE a
>>fair game for module developers or are they in publicly available
>>headers by some historical accident? Are they "standard" part of the
>>API, but as you said for "the ones that know what they're doing" (which
>>would then exclude me :-)?
> 
> 
> They are not part of the public API. They are very subject to removal,
> change, or other bastardization at a whim.
> 

So, there is no guaranteed binary compat for any module that defines 
CORE_PRIVATE?

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