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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-12-06 08:26:26

"Victor A. Wagner Jr." <vawjr_at_[hidden]> writes:

> For cryng out loud Microsoft has NOT updated KNOWN BUGS in the STL
> implementation...not even with their (criminal, IMO) SP6 released last year.
> <opinion...if you don't like my language or "not being complimentary
> to ALL enteties involved in C++" stop reading now> The ONLY reason MS
> could have had for that SP6 release was to convince some people that
> it was still a product, it isn't, hasn't been for 4 years... ALL it
> has done is kept ALL C++ programmers needing to be aware of that
> broken compiler</opinion> It's time to let it go

This isn't about your language -- it's about accuracy. MS wanted to
stop all support for VC6, and they tried hard to. Their customers
essentially wouldn't let them. MS would like vc6 to die as much as

Dave Abrahams
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