[gnutls-dev] API comments
jas at vic20.blipp.com
Wed Dec 5 09:28:03 CET 2001
On Sun, 2 Dec 2001, Nikos Mavroyanopoulos wrote:
> On Sun, 02 Dec 2001 01:09:47 +0100 Simon Josefsson <jas at extundo.com> wrote:
> > Some comments on the API:
> Since you've worked with other TLS APIs I'd like to hear more
> comments about the gnutls api :)
> If you think some things are done better in other implementations
> just say it!
For one thing, using "..." is horrible. It makes it difficult to read the
values from e.g. a config file and then pass on to the function. Also it
is much more difficult to do function bindings in other languages etc.
IMHO the "..." feature of C should only ever be used when writing a
wrapper around printf() or other already existing functions that use
It seems as if it would be possible to solve this by using some other
value of GNUTLS_LIST though. Maybe a integer array instead.
(Feel free to disagree, of course, this was only my initial reaction.)
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