I made a wish, wrote a letter to Santa...
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Tue Dec 9 01:47:00 CST 2003
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With XMas nearing, I thought it was time I made my yearly wish to Santa - that he would let his elves use C++ in WINE.
(Just in case, you did not know Santa's email address, it's 'julliard[at]winehq.org', and you can make your wishes at 'wine-devel[at]winehq.com'..)
You see, Santa was always so good - he answered people's prayers and got together his obedient elves to run Win32 on Non-Windows platforms!
However, soon many of his elves found out that technologies like MFC, WTL, ATL, COM, DCOM, COM+ and other MS bloops were getting too complex to be implemented using plain C, and thus developments in those areas were soon in limbo.
But that could be solved using yet another language called C++ - if only Santa would let it be.
Oh please Santa ! Let us adultrate WINE with C++, please.
It's not that we will rewrite everything in C++ once we get the green signal - things like the loader, scheduler, and most of the Win32 SDK does not need C++ at all, but what about M
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