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From: Bo Persson (bop_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-12-04 16:38:30

"Daryle Walker" <darylew_at_[hidden]> skrev i meddelandet
> 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.)

I don't think the hardware requirements are a problem. Formally 600
MHz, 192 MB RAM, 500 MB harddisk.

However, VC8.0 does require that you have the latest upgrade of a
currently supported operating system. That might be limiting, for some
people at least.

Bo Persson

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