|Date:||October 25, 2007 / year-entry #387|
|Summary:||If you look up the documentation on the EM_SETHILITE and EM_GETHILITE messages, they just say "not implemented". What's going on here? The EM_SETHILITE and EM_GETHILITE messages were added back in 2002 for the breadcrumb bar to use. Back in those days, the breadcrumb bar wasn't what you see in Windows Vista today, a series of...|
If you look up the documentation on the
The design of the breadcrumb bar changed and the "fancy-looking address bar" design was abandoned. The functionality of the
This is one of the realities of developing both a library and the library's clients simultaneously. If you are the person who is responsible for the library and you intend to make a breaking change, you have to do it in stages so that all the clients can make the transition smoothly. It's not like you can go in and change all the clients yourself since they aren't yours to change, and you might not have access to the source code anyway. The clients belong to other teams, or even other companies. You have to coordinate with those other teams and let them know what your transition plan is so they can work it into their schedule.
The fact that the
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