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From: Jeff Flinn (TriumphSprint2000_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-12-06 09:17:14

"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> "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
> anyone.

Sigh, had MS left the IDE alone and only fixed the compiler and related
libraries the transition would have happened very quickly. IMHO, of course.

Jeff Flinn

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