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Undocumented functions

John Paganetti once said „There are no u documented functions when you work for IBM“.

many of us are using those functions and we figured out their signatures. Some undocumented stuff is also used in shipped templates.  

I no longer insist in making all of the undocumented stuff documented. At least, give best effort support, if we run into issues. Do not block us at L1. We are using the stuff, and we know about limitations. Do not treat us as „citizen developers“ any longer. 

 

From eknori

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  • Jul 25 2018
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  • Admin
    Thomas Hampel commented
    19 Oct, 2018 01:56pm

    Moving to Domino Designer category

  • Guest commented
    2 Sep, 2018 10:24am

    And please document some of the undocumented fields, e.g. $created

  • Guest commented
    1 Sep, 2018 07:29am

    Undocumented:

    NotesViewColumn.isConstant (LotusScript)
    NotesDatabase.CreateDocumentCollection (LotusScript)
    @LocationGetInfo (Formula)

  • Guest commented
    9 Aug, 2018 04:40am

    just took this from one of my c++ libs: 

     

    • NSFItemConvertValuePtrToText @2410
    • OSGetExecutableDirectory @586
    • OSGetModuleFileName @901
    • OSIsSubProcess @180
    • OSPathFileName @184
    • OSPathAddTrailingPathSep @1218
    • OSPathIsAbsolute @187
    • OSPathIsNetwork @319
    • OSPathLastDirName @127
    • OSFileDeleteDirectory @380
    • OSFileCreateDirectory @379
    • OSFileDelete @178
    • OSFileRename @328
    • OSFileExistCheck @157
    • OSFileCopy @597
    • NSFNoteExpand @2060
    • MailLookupSMTPUserAndKey @3933
    • LogCommitOccasionaly @3208
    • NetGetTcpHostName @3245
    • MailLoadSMTPTables @3935
    • MailUnloadSMTPTables @3940
    • MailIsIDomainInIDomainSuffixList @3937
    • MailIsIDomainSupersetInIDomainSuffixList @3936
    • MMDecodeAddrSpec @5512
    • NSFNoteHasMIME @5835
    • NSFNoteHasMIMEPart @5893
    • NSFNoteHasRFC822Text @5894
    • ODSSignature @440
    • ODSHostLength @961
    • MailGetMailboxNames @3931
    • MailNumberOfMailboxes @3903
    • MailChooseMailboxName @3905
    • OSGetModuleHandle @900
    • OSProcAddressByName @924
    • OSGetSystemTempDirectory @592
    • OSFileSeek @131
    • OSFileSize @132
    • OSFileOpen @133
    • OSFileOpenRead @134
    • OSFileClose @135
    • OSFileWrite @138
    • OSFileRead @139
    • OSFileGetPosition @886
    • NSFDbGetOptionsExt @5751
    • NSFDbSetOptionsExt @5752
    • NSFDbNamedObjectEnum @5163
    • NSFDbMaintainsUnreads @5782
    • OSConsoleWrite @216
    • OSProcessIsGUI@0 @454
    • DesignReplace @4001
    • DesignReplaceExtended @4018
    • NSFDbSign @5889
    • NSFDbFileSummary @2021
    • NSFGetDbInfo @6205

     

     and so on ...

     

    Take a look at DominoJNA by Karsten Lehmann. Plenty of undocumented stuff in it.

  • Admin
    Thomas Hampel commented
    6 Aug, 2018 01:46pm

    Can you provide examples for which functions you are missing the documentation?