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From: "Brashear, Phil" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2000 07:20:23 -0400
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If Microsoft is interested in standards compliance (their products and
practices certainly don't indicate that), then Visual C++ has got a lot of
changes overdue!  It adds to the standard and deviates from the standard in
areas so basic that I have to warn my (second-term) students about the

Philip W. Brashear
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From: Richard Conn [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Wednesday, July 12, 2000 12:05 AM
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Subject: Re: Leveraging MicroSoft's Marketing

Thanks ... that's not so bad, then.  You can just use the standard part
if you choose.  The way they talked, tho, they kept emphasizing standards
compliance.  I guess in their minds "standards compliance" meant that
supersets are OK, while in mine it doesn't.  Oh well.

Richard Conn, Principal Investigator
Reuse Tapestry

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From: David Botton [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2000 11:57 PM
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Subject: Re: Leveraging MicroSoft's Marketing


David Botton

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From: "Richard Conn" <[log in to unmask]>

> Very interesting ... I missed that.  They did not mention that at all at
> That's disappointing.  Have you used it enough to determine if we are
> looking
> at a superset of the standard or a deviation from the standard.