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From: loufoque (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-09 16:34:32

Robert Ramey wrote:

> I see very successful libraries - MFC - totally non portable that are
> successful because they provide the right toolkit for the job. The
> fact that they are not standard hasn't been relevant.

The fact that MFC is the right toolkit for the job is very arguable.
MFC is probably the worst toolkit ever designed for C++.

It was only successful because it's a layer which gives access to
Microsoft's platform, Windows, which for some reason got very implanted
on the market.
Therefore people wanting to program for Microsoft's platform use
Microsoft's tools, and MFC is what they have.

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