[Wine] Re: What Windows apps stand in the way of switching to Linux at your shop?

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Thu Oct 6 12:00:29 CDT 2005

On Thu, Oct 06, 2005 at 09:52:29AM -0700, drescher0110-lists at yahoo.com wrote:
> > But this discussion leaves me wondering (seriously,
> > I am not trolling)
> > why you want to use a non-ANSI compliant compiler.
> > Other than 1)
> > "Corporate told me I had to.", 2) "That's what the
> > customers
> > specified.", or 3) "To maintain legacy code." :-)
> 3) I have 500K lines of code that I need to support
> that was written for VC6 and porting it will take
> months of my time as I spent two weeks a couple of
> years ago to begin this only to give up becuase I did
> not have the time...

Yeah, I thought so. Sigh. I just looked: I have VC++ 6.0, which I
bought some time in 1997-9. I should have figured. Thanks.


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