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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 1999-12-18 20:38:36

Paul Moore wrote:

> > Several companies (Metrowerks, Intel, at least, probably more)
> > predefine _MSC_VER in an attempt to be compatible. Sigh.
> Grrr. I think I'd blame them. If they define _MSC_VER, they should be
> compatible. Bugs and all. After all, most people only use _MSC_VER as a way of
> protecting bug-workarounds...

I think there's a less obvious reason why they all "have to" define
this. Something like "you can't compile MFC headers otherwise", but I'm

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