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From: Daryle Walker (darylew_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-12-04 15:58:54

On 12/2/05 9:45 PM, "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> "John Maddock" <john_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> news:002301c5f5b6$8c049250$472a0d52_at_fuji...
>>> On 30/11/05, Job Mulder <Job_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>> My Visual Studio 6 requires the trigonometry functions sin, cos,
>>>> etc. to be prefixed with ::
>> The quaternion lib also uses features such as template template parameters
>> that aren't supported by VC6, sorry, but I think you're on to a looser
>> trying to use that lib with that (very old, and very broken) compiler.
> Not only is 6.0 very old and very broken, the new (VC++ 2005, aka 8.0)
> Express Edition is free. That include both the compiler itself and the IDE.
> That is for the full optimizing compiler, not a stripped down version.

What are the system requirements for VC++ 6.0 and 8.0? If VC8 can run on
all the systems that VC6 can, maybe we should add a FAQ telling all VC6
users to upgrade. (Or, if VC8 does have higher requirements, suggest that
any VC6 user should upgrade if possible.)

Daryle Walker
Mac, Internet, and Video Game Junkie
darylew AT hotmail DOT com

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