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From: Alan Bellingham (alan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-24 08:37:33

Ross Smith <r-smith_at_[hidden]>:

>It occurs to me that, if you're going to write all that code for every
>API function (pair) that you use anyway, it may be simpler just to leave
>the Windows headers out altogether and simply write your own headers
>with just the extern declarations for FooA() and FooW() and your
>overloaded Foo(), losing the macros completely. (Also that it probably
>wouldn't be terribly difficult to automate the header conversion

That _is_ the other possibility, yes.

However, I'm a bit leery of actually doing that, for a few reasons:

1) Copyright.
2) The possibility of making mistakes.
3) It's difficult to avoid the real headers getting included anyway.

But automating it more is definitely the way forward.

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