Subject: Re: [boost] C++ announcements coming tomorrow
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-11-03 14:58:31
On Sat, Nov 3, 2012 at 7:47 PM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I find the idea of a community technical preview surprising, since Microsoft
>> has been repeatedly refusing to fix bugs reported by the community unless
>> you have purchased commercial support.
> Have you filed a bug report recently? I filed one this summer and had
> a response the next day.
>> It seems they focus on adding new features rather than fixing bugs. While a
>> good marketing strategy for a commercial product, it arguably doesn't work
>> so well with a "community" approach.
> Here some lists of bugs fixed:
Yes, I have:
MS even stopped accepting feature requests via Connect. A modern UI
style few people wanted was also considered more important then other
They do fix some things though, like