dce/rpc "client" api

Jeremy Allison jeremy at valinux.com
Thu Aug 24 18:08:40 GMT 2000

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> [well, according to ... never mind, you _already_ know that my logic
> manipulation skills are an order of magnitude slower than anyone else's: i
> make up for it with this nebulous skill called intuition...]

Intuition doesn't cut it when designing code.
It's a far more rigorous process than that.

> so, if there is a purpose for adding NET_USER_INFO_3 to user_struct, why
> am i getting back-lash from jeremy telling me that it's not justified?

Because a NET_USER_INFO_3 has an order of magnitude more
information than is needed to do the things this data is used

The rule of thumb is "don't add stuff that *might* be usefull,
add stuff that *is* usefull".


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