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Re: Has Borland Lost its Mind???
2003-12-05 12:43:43 AM
"Russell Hind" < XXXX@XXXXX.COM >wrote in message
community-supported project. It will be interesting to see how the changes
Yes, but we haven't seen all the changes Borland are making to it yet,
that Borland make affect those wxWindows users who have no interest in
Borland tools. I suspect there will be a fork between the two.
clear from PDC2003 that Microsoft plan to ditch the standards and develop a
And the pure C++ GUI library is always going to be 'uglier' than the VCL
cleaner, more RAD-oriented version of managed C++ that's a better "fit" with
.NET. This will mean that "Managed C++ 2.0" (or whatever you want to call
it) will be a great deal less ugly than its predecessor. Personally, I
welcome this. I've said for years that C++ needs to have the same built-in
support for component-based programming as is the case with Object Pascal.
(Primarily, support for published properties and events).
Managed C++ developers demanding that the .NET framework be rewritten in
But for me, I'm happy to accept some 'ugliness' if it means using a C++
their preferred language.