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From: David Bergman (David.Bergman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-12-14 12:15:00

It is a tiny bit confusing when people use "VC++ 2008" for "VC++ 8.0,"
since that compiler is part of "VS 2005." The same goes for "VC++
2009," which might make some Windows nerds think they missed the
latest alpha of something ;-)

For a proper isomorphism between year-based packages and compiler
versions, see


On Dec 14, 2007, at 12:03 PM, Marshall Clow wrote:

> There are two issues having to do with VC 8 and VC 8 (and the random
> library)
> in the trac database. They are really the same thing, reported for
> two different
> versions of the compiler.
> Can someone with access to Visual Studio check these patches and let
> me know if
> they work as advertised? I can apply it/them, if needed.
> The issues are:
> <>
> MSVC uniform int workaround not required for VC++ 2008
> and
> <>
> VC++ 2009 does not need workaround
> Thanks!
> --
> -- Marshall
> Marshall Clow Qualcomm, Inc. <mailto:mclow_at_[hidden]>
> The famous British scientist, Lord Kelvin, said: "When you measure
> what you are speaking about and express it in numbers, you know
> something about it, but when you cannot (or do not) measure it, when
> you cannot (or do not) express it in numbers, then your knowledge is
> of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind."
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