You can check whether a development object is intended for public usage or for internal SAP usage. You can also change its API state.
As of SAP NetWeaver AS for ABAP 7.51 innovation package SP00, you can change the API state to public API state for the following development objects:
As soon as these objects are released, they become available to customers for usage.
You can change the API state as follows:
In addition, you can also perform this function from the API State tab of the Properties view.
[Optional:] To exclude the latter usage for key users, choose Forbidden for Key Users.
If you remove a released object from the public API, its usage is no longer permitted. This might result in problems for those customers who are already using this object. Check the Where-Used list before revoking a released API.