Re: Grumble...

cpp4ever <>
Thu, 05 Aug 2010 12:16:14 +0100
On 08/05/2010 12:04 PM, ?? Tiib wrote:

On 5 aug, 13:25, Andr? Schreiter <> wrote:

Am 04.08.2010 16:27, schrieb Alf P. Steinbach /Usenet:

Most Windows developers have *nix tools installed, including a *nix shell.

I know very few Windows developers (~2%) that using *nix tools or a *nix

You both with Joe cut out of context, Alf meant experts whose
favorites are Windows as OS and C++ as language.

C++ just has too few tools for programming to be comfortable without
for example GNU tools and utilities also Windows shell scripting (.BAT
files) are awful.

Surely you were tempted to replace a letter in batch to give a female
dog? As for getting tied to MS development tools, (no guarantees they'll
stay supported), no thanks. Personally, after migrating to Linux 5+
years ago, I've found plenty of C++ tools which I'm happy using. But it
would appear some folks are reluctant to follow that learning curve
which is understandable given the predominance of Windoze jobs.


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