Extension to Samba IDL.

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at samba.org
Mon Jun 19 22:56:53 GMT 2000

On Tue, 20 Jun 2000, Elrond wrote:

> Hehe... When I talked with Matty and Luke about extensions,
> everyone told me, that those are a bad idea, and everyone
> told me, it's always better to keep with msidl on that...
> After a while, I saw, that most stuff could be done with it
> (and other could be done with some tricky attributes, I
> learned later about)
> hehe... and now everybody is pro samba-specific
> extensions...

ahh, that's not DCE/RPC IDL, though, is it :)

extending DCE/RPC IDL, bad idea.

extending an IDL compiler to take more than one format: good idea.

> I've no probs with extensions, I wanted some too. And got
> told, it's a bad idea... after some long discussion, I got
> a little pissed and just stopped the discussion and went
> doing other stuff. ;)


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