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Re: Working with curl connections as with sockets.

From: Yang Tse <>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2008 18:48:39 +0200

2008/4/29, Tor Arntsen wrote:

> It could be argued that the low-level functions (from Curl_write down)
> are currently semi-broken, and pushes the problem upwards. A function
> with prototype '<type> * name' tells the user that it must be able to
> write to that area which 'name' points to. Which isn't the case, for
> the write functions.

I agree on "const void *".

And hope that public API changes are scrutinized in every single and
simple aspect, internals can always be fixed but public API changes
are a nightmare, once the release has been done.

Received on 2008-04-29