What was the first parameter to CoInitialize used for?

Larry Osterman explains in a two-part series, The sad story of CoGetMalloc and Why was the ability to specify an allocator during CoInitialize removed from the system?

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  1. Darkstar says:

    I read through the corresponding chapter of Don Box’s "Essential COM" yesterday, and I was wondering "Why on earth did they put a ‘reserved’ parameter as the first parameter in there…?"

  2. Erzengel says:

    And now you know, and knowing is… 4/5ths the battle? Something like that?

    And who said they were on Earth? ;)

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