> you have to read the Windows API documentation carefully, and guess at the
> things they leave out. Such as, is this routine going to save a copy of this
> pointer I'm giving it? Whose going to destroy this construct later? Lots of fun.
> That's why Windex, CLAW etc exist; to save you that pain.
  When I joined the CLAW project I thought it was to make it easier for
Ada programs to code Windows programs.  Now I realize a lot of its
"added value" comes from the knowledge, and automatic checking and
"object inventory management", mentioned above..